Thread: Amtrak Acela
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Old 03-16-2006, 12:53 AM   #4
floridaeastcoastwayfan
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Originally Posted by bnsf sammy
Plus it is EXTREMILY expensive to ride it. I just did a quote check on amtrak.com to find that traveling from New York to Washington D.C. would cost $100 more on the Acela than on the economy Regional Service. ($63 for a Regional, $168 on Acela.) Also by taking the Acela I would only get there about 40 minutes quicker than the Regional, and to me, $100 is way too much to save 40 minutes of travel time.

Never really been a huge fan of electric trains though. I prefer the Diesels.
What do you think of the look of the acela train, it has a stylish beautiful look.
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