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NEC FUTURE

Updated October 2019

NEC FUTURE is a comprehensive planning effort to define, evaluate and prioritize future investments in the Northeast Corridor, launched by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in February 2012. FRA's work...

Partner Resources

Report

NEC COMMISSION STATE OF THE NEC REGION TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

Updated December 2017

State of the Northeast Corridor Region Transportation System is a report that presents information on the current state of and future outlook for the Region’s multimodal passenger and freight transportation system....

Partner Resources

Report

NEC COMMISSION CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS ON THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR

Updated December 2017

This report and its accompanying interactive map serve as an informational resource that describes the improvements needed to reduce delays, achieve a state-of-good-repair, and build capacity for growth on the NEC. Released in...

Partner Resources

NORTHEAST ALLIANCE FOR RAIL (NEAR)

Updated December 2017

The Northeast Alliance for Rail (NEAR) is a coalition of more than 50 of the Northeast's leading business, civic, and planning groups established to promote improved passenger rail service in...

Partner Resources

News Release

LIMITED FEDERAL INVESTMENT LIMITS NEC INFRASTRUCTURE

Updated December 2017

June 7, 2013: The reduced level of federal investment in Northeast Corridor infrastructure has resulted in a cumulative degradation of its components, nearing the loss of asset functionality and decreased reliability...

Finance & Investment, Infrastructure Improvements, Policy

News Release

AMTRAK NIANTIC RIVER BRIDGE PROJECT COMPLETED

Updated December 2017

June 24, 2013: Amtrak has completed the three-year Niantic River Bridge Replacement Project which provides improved operational reliability for rail passengers along the Northeast Corridor with increased train speeds, less disruption to...

Infrastructure Improvements

News Release

AMTRAK SETS RIDERSHIP RECORD AND MOVES THE NATION’S ECONOMY FORWARD

Updated December 2017

October 14, 2013: Amtrak carried a record 31.6 million passengers in Fiscal Year 2013, delivering nationwide benefits, providing vital transportation services, advancing America’s economy and demonstrating the value and convenience...

Revenue & Ridership

Infographic

NEEDED BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS

Updated December 2017

Underinvestment has resulted in deferred maintenance and a backlog of investment needs on the corridor. This backlog includes at least 5 Amtrak movable bridges on the NEC that are over...

Infrastructure Improvements

Infographic

U.S. TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT ACROSS MODES

Updated December 2017

The U.S. invests heavily in highways and aviation, but less so in rail.

Infrastructure Improvements

Infographic

AMTRAK ENERGY ADVANTAGE

Updated November 2019

Amtrak trains consume less energy on a per passenger basis than airplanes and automobiles.

Train Equipment

Infographic

NEC RIDERSHIP GROWTH

Updated December 2017

Annual trips on the NEC will roughly double by 2040.

Infographic

NATIONAL IMPACT

Updated December 2017

The Northeast Corridor links the largest concentration of people, jobs, and economic productivity in the nation.

Policy