The first of the new Amtrak Acela trainsets being built by Alstom is enroute to the Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo, Colorado and passed through Erie, Pennsylvania on February 17th, 2020. With two P42's on the head end and one on the rear, the consist made it's way from Hornell to Buffalo over the NS Southern Tier, at which point the train transferred to CSX rails to follow the route of the Lakeshore Limited to Chicago. The train is passing through the east end of the CSX yard in Erie as it heads westbound at speeds limited to 50 MPH.
Railroads in Erie County in Pennsylvania. These include the CSX and NS mainlines, GE Transportation plant and test track, the Buffalo & Pittsburgh, Western New York & Pennsylvania, and a small section of Bessemer & Lake Erie (CN).