The last Acela
For now... On Saturday, March 21st, 2020 at 5:15 pm, the last scheduled Amtrak Acela Express departs Philadelphia, PA, southbound for Washington D.C. Upon reaching its dest... (more)
Due to the decrease in travel with restrictions being placed on travel as well as many business shutting down offices, the need for the Acela Express trains has dropped significantly the past coup... (more)
An eastbound Amtrak Acela Express splits the 90 mph speed limit signs in Bensalem, PA. To the right, a southbound set of SEPTA Silverliner V's accelerates past in an attempt to match speeds in th... (more)
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An Amtrak Acela flies through Bristol, PA on the express track.
An Acela Express trainset picked up a light snow covering after having spent the night in South Station.
Two of the fastest trains in North America at Wilmington at the same time.
Acela Express #2020 roars north on the express track through Bristol, PA late one Winter's evening battling a blizzard that would go on through the night and into the morning.
That building going up in the background has long since been completed.
An Amtrak Acela Set gets serviced at the Wilmington Shops
Amtrak Acela led by #2020 flies over the former PRR Bristol station along the Northeast Corridor.