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  1. K

    200MPH+ on the NEC: Is it practical?

    This is something I've been thinking about for quite a while now and I wanted to see what other people thought about this. It has to do with the Northeast Corridor and Amtrak's long-term plans of turning it into a true high speed rail line with a top speed of about 220mph or somewhere around...
  2. Dan O

    Northeast Regional discussion

    I may be in NYC this winter (January) and was hoping to go to DC on a train for the day. However, if I get too cold wandering around I'd like to be able to come back to NYC on the train earlier than I would originally have planned. Are the tickets on the NE Regional such that one can go on an...
  3. Thirdrail7

    Video: Amtrak Train Strikes Car on the NEC.

    I guess no one noticed but a few days ago, someone (who was allegedly under the influence) made their way onto the tracks, just east of PJC. She had the presence of mind to get out of her vehicle and call for assistance. The police arrived and their dashcam captured the event. Amtrak train...
  4. Thirdrail7

    Long Distance Trains That Carry Local Travel on the NEC

    I attempted to find a thread to update regarding this subject but couldn't find a suitable one. Therefore, I figured that since this is a work in progress, we can just update this thread until something better comes along. I'm not including the Vermonter is this discussion. The NEC is quite...