Amtrak Unveils $151B Fast-Track Plan For Northeast Corridor

Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 9:03 PM EDT) -- Amtrak on Monday announced its latest blueprint for rebuilding its heavily traveled Northeast Corridor, calling for 94-minute rides from New York to Washington and Boston as part of a $151 billion makeover to be phased in over the next 30 years.

The revised plans, released Sunday, call for 427 miles of two-track high-speed rail from Washington to Boston, with an array of new bridges, tunnels and station stops along the way — including an expanded Moynihan Station and Pennsylvania Station terminal complex in New York —...
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