Posts Tagged ‘ Amtrak ’

One Proposal For Amtrak Bullet Train Route: Under Long Island Sound

Sep 4th, 2012 | By

As Amtrak studies how to bring bullet trains to its frantically busy Northeast Corridor, one design team is suggesting a radically new route requiring a roughly 18-mile-long tunnel beneath Long Island Sound. Trains speeding from Washington to Boston would run through the heart of Long Island, cross into Connecticut through a tunnel emerging in Milford,

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Would you want a DC-Boston high speed train to stop in New Haven? Then submit a comment.

Sep 3rd, 2012 | By

The Federal Railroad Administration has proposed a high speed train route between Boston and Washington, DC. This route does not include a stop in New Haven. The businesses and residents of our city would benefit from the train stopping here. The EDC of New Haven is asking those interested in having the train stop in New Haven to write letters to the FRA providing your thoughts and feelings on this matter. Comments are due by September 14, 2012.



Amtrak Envisions High-Speed Rail in Northeast Corridor

Sep 30th, 2010 | By

A Next-Generation High-Speed Rail service could be successfully developed in the Northeast with trains operating up to 220 mph on a new two-track corridor resulting in a trip time of about three hours between Washington and Boston, according to an Amtrak concept plan released earlier this week.