Amtrak Unveils New Fleet of Acela Express Trains


Amtrak’s new fleet of Acela Express trains will make its debut in 2021.

The company will introduce 28 new trainsets that will have more spacious seats and better Wi-Fi access. Amtrak is promising a smoother ride “comparable to international high-speed train service,” the company said.

Seats will have personal outlets, USB ports and adjustable reading lights.

The food service car will get an upgrade, and the trains will generally have a more modern design.

“As more people rely on Amtrak, we need modernized equipment and infrastructure to keep the region moving,” said Chairman of the Amtrak Board of Directors Anthony Coscia in a written statement.

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SOURCE: USA Today, Nancy Trejos