Railroad Photo Album - Page Fifty

Posted January 13, 2003

The X-2000 made test runs between Boston and Washington DC. Shown here on the right at New Haven, CT, some of the technology used in this train was eventually incorporated into the ACELA trainsets. Some wish the entire X-2000 concept had been chosen instead of the problematic equipment we ended up with.

Amtrak #171 departs South Station, Boston amidst a snow storm in February of 1996.

Amtrak's first "hi-speed trainset" (United Aircraft Turbo Train) at South Station, Boston in the Spring of 1974. 

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