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Acela Express to run direct service from NYC to Washington

Amtrak has announced that Acela Express trains will now run directly from New York Penn Station to Washington D.C.

News 12 Staff

Jul 26, 2019, 12:25 AM

Updated 1,767 days ago

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Amtrak has announced that Acela Express trains will now run directly from New York Penn Station to Washington D.C.
The nonstop service will begin Monday, Sept. 23.
The initial weekday-only schedule will offer travel times of 2 hours and 35 minutes.
The southbound train will depart Penn Station at 6:35 a.m., and is scheduled to arrive in D.C. around 9:10 a.m. The northbound train will depart Washington at 4:30 p.m., and arrive in Manhattan around 7:05 p.m.
The Acela nonstop service comes in advance of the 2021 launch of the brand-new Acela trains, which are also expected to offer nonstop service between Washington and New York and New York and Boston.


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