The Amtrak Vision for the Northeast Corridor: 2012 Update Report

This report outlines recent actions and initiatives taken by Amtrak and others since the release of two major planning efforts in 2010, The Northeast Corridor Infrastructure Master Plan and A Vision for High-Speed Rail in the Northeast Corridor . Specifically, the two programs have been...


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This report outlines recent actions and initiatives taken by Amtrak and others since the release of two major planning efforts in 2010, The Northeast Corridor Infrastructure Master Plan and A Vision for High-Speed Rail in the Northeast Corridor. Specifically, the two programs have been integrated into a single coherent service and investment program, called the NEC Capital Investment Program, which would advance critically needed near-term Maser Plan projects benefitting the existing NEC while developing a dedicated, next-generation NEC high-speed rail system through incremental "Stair-Step" phasing improvements to current Acela Express high-speed service.

-Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman

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