Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Amtrak adds weekday Acela Express round-trip

Amtrak is expanding its Northeast Corridor high-speed rail service with the addition of a new weekday Acela Express round-trip between New York and Washington, D.C, beginning on Jan. 28.

The new Acela service includes an 8:00 p.m. northbound departure from Washington Union Station, arriving at New York Penn Station at 10:45 p.m. and a 9:15 p.m. southbound departure from New York, arriving in Washington, D.C., at 11:59 pm.

Both trains will make stops in Washington, Baltimore, Wilmington, Philadelphia, Newark and New York and offer reserved Business Class and First Class service options.

With the start of this high-speed service, Amtrak now offers 16 weekday Acela round-trips between the key New York and Washington, D.C., travel markets.

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