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Acela Express train 2150 traveling from Washington, D.
Army to withstand combat conditions, and, according to Acela, have achieved the U.
Amtrak also offers government fares on some Acela Express trains in the Northeast Corridor.
The current Acela trains are technically able to hit 135 mph, but they almost never reach that number.
Amtrak's 150-mile-per-hour Acela hits its top speed -- for five or 10 minutes.
Travelers can mix-and-match flights and train seats, choose between standard and Acela Express routes and select between economy and business class seating.
rail-safety standards that would allow it to replace its Acela fleet with lighter and faster cars in the Northeast, said Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman.
Clearly, the federal government needs to find a way to turn the Northwest's slow-motion rail service into a route that rivals East Coast routes such as the service between Boston and Washington, where packed Acela trains operate at speeds of up to 125 mph.
WASHINGTON -- Highlighting the choice and benefits that consumers have for business travel, Amtrak is launching a new advertising campaign for Acela Express service, its popular premium business product operating between Boston, New York and Washington, D.
Amtrak's high-speed Acela trains are beginning to eat away at airlines' volume of Northeast travelers connecting Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, and Boston.
90 per million BTUs (MMBTU) at their low point, notes Rich Costello, president of Acela Energy Group.
Amtrak's Acela Express and service along the Northeast Corridor resume with "reduced frequencies.