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Amtrak 855, the southbound Avelia ferry move waits to depart for Philadelphia.
New Kid on the Block
Amtrak 874, the Avelia Liberty deadhead passes Sharon on its way to Boston to test over the next week.
Amtrak has been testing the new Alstom Avelia Liberty on Zone 1 of the Northeast Corridor, The futuristic-looking trainsets are going to be is replacements for the Bombardier Acelas that have bee... (more)
"Avelia Markers at Penn"
Amtrak's Alstom Avelia Liberty (Acela 21) takes a quick rest at New York's Pennsylvania Station before continuing east for testing. The trainset made it's first ru... (more)
"Amtrak Avelia Liberty at Nassau"
Amtrak's Alstom Avelia Liberty (Acela 21) Test Train heads east past the old Nassau Interlocking Tower at Princeton Junction on the Northeast Corridor.
Acela II on a test run on over the Susquehanna River.
A #newAcela passes over the Susquehanna River for the first time.
For decades Americans have asked, "How come we don't have high speed trains like Europe?" Well, now we will. This is essentially a 5th generation TGV and is rather different than anythin... (more)
The #NewAcela preproduction train is seen on a test run on the PW Line for the first time as it heads through the MARC Station at Halethorpe on its way to Washington DC. These trains will ultimate... (more)
"Amtrak Avelia Liberty at Folcroft"
Amtrak's brand new Alstom Avelia Liberty (Acela 21) highspeed trainset heads north past SEPTA's Folcroft Station on the Northeast Corridor.
"Avelia Liberty Over the Susquehanna River"
Amtrak's brand new Alstom Avelia Liberty (Acela 21) highspeed trainset heads south over the Susquehanna River in Havre de Grace, MD while headin... (more)
Amtrak's new Avelia Liberty trainset heads north back to Philadelphia from Washington, DC. The set had some work performed at Ivy City the previous night.