Amtrak Acela Express
Acela Express is the name used by Amtrak for the high-speed train service between Boston and Washington D.C.,
via New York and Philadelphia. Acela Express trains are the only true rapid railway service in the United States.
Acela train runs at speeds between 120km/h to 240 km/h, depending on track conditions.
A route map of Acela Express
(L) The lobby of the starting station, South Station, Boston, Massachusetts (R) Acela Express trains at platforms of South Station, Boston.
An electric power car of Acela Express train.
(L) Cafe Acela (R) Entrance to a business class train.
(L) Railway ticket of Acela Express. A passenger receives a ticket at the station counter by showing a reservation number.
(R) Acela Express train now leaving Boston South Station for Washington, D.C..
(L) Acela Express entering Back Bay Station, Boston. (R) Interior of a business class train and a ticket examiner.
(L) 'Quiet Car' of a business class train.
(R) This paper notice is placed on the seat of ' Quiet Car' of Acela Express, for attention of a passenger.
A beautiful scenery seen from a train window of Acela Express.
The railroad runs parallel to the expressway of Interstate 95.
Lakes seen from a window of Acela Express.
Acela Express stopped at the New Heaven Station for one minute.
A drawbridge and an overhead interstate highway bridge seen from Acela Express.
(L) Condominium buildings at Bronx, New York City, observed from a window of the Acela Express.
(M)(R) A train depot near Manhattan, New York
Interstate highway 278 between Brox and Queens, New York.
An electric sign board showed 'Acela Express train is now approaching to New York'.
Exciting moment when the panoramic view of Manhattan suddenly appeared in front of a window of the Acela Express.
Manhattan view through the Triborough Bridge over East River. Photographed from a window of the Acela Express.
Acela Express train arrived at Penn Station at 14:45, exactly. It took 3 hours and 25 minutes between Back Bay Station,
Boston and New York Pennsylvania Station. It was a pleasant railway trip.
(L) Acela Express train on the upper-deck plateform of Union Station, Washington, D.C.
(M) Amtrak concourse of the Union Station
(R) Exterior of the Union Station
Above 3 photographs were taken in October 2010
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All photographs were taken in October 2007, unless otherwise described.
The article was written in October 2007, and revised in October 2010,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.