France’s Alstom to provide high-speed trains for US Amtrak’s northeastern service

France’s Alstom to provide high-speed trains for US Amtrak’s northeastern service

US rail operator Amtrak on Friday awarded a $2.0 billion (1.8 billion euros) contract to French manufacturer Alstom to supply new trains for its key Acela service between Washington, New York and Boston. The landmark deal for 28 new passenger trains will boost Amtrak’s speed and capacity along its most heavily used and profitable route, […]