Amtrak to run test trains at 165 mph in Northeast
(Source: Associated Press, September 25, 2012)
TRENTON, N.J. — Amtrak is going to break the speed limit in the Northeast Corridor. The rail service announced Monday that it will operate test trains overnight at 165 m.p.h. in four stretches from Maryland to Massachusetts. Acela Express equipment will be used for the tests, which were to start at about 10:30 p.m. Monday in New Jersey and will continue into next week, Amtrak spokesman Cliff Cole said.
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012