Speed and more energy efficient locomotives bound for Amtrak service in the Northeast begin rolling off the assembly line in Sacramento.
Amtrak and the California High Speed Rail Authority have partnered in the search for a U.S. standard for high speed rail train equipment.
Amtrak celebrates recent successes in seeing high speed rail tested and debuted in certain areas of the country, even as China continues its own aggressive HSR push.
Getting to Chicago’s suburbs just got quicker thanks to the inauguration of an 110 mph Amtrak line covering the 97 miles from Kalamazoo to Porter, Indiana.
Thanks to a baffling move by the state of Florida, Illinois is about to receive $186 million to supplement a high-speed line reaching from Chicago to St. Louis.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that $745 million in funds will go to support high-speed rail plans in the Northeast Corridor.
Amtrak has been given a $562 million loan by the U.S. Department of Transportation to purchase 70 electric locomotives to replace an aging fleet.
Two Republican Congressmen have submitted a proposal that would remove Amtrak from the potential Northeast Corridor high speed rail project.
Amtrak is seeking private partnerships as it looks to establish a high speed rail line that would run from Washington D.C. to Boston.
The U.S.’s first high speed rail line, the Acela Express–which runs at 150 mph from Philadelphia to New York–is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Under a new agreement, the upgrade to 110-mph rail service between Chicago and St. Louis will be begin with a 20-mile segment 80 miles southwest of Chicago.