Amtrak Advances Plans for New Maintenance Facilities

Amtrak has announced multiple upcoming procurement packages for new support facilities in Seattle, Boston, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Amtrak said the new and renovated facilities will improve trainset maintenance and repairs, inspection and cleaning for Amtrak’s existing and future fleet, including new Acela, Amtrak Airo and Long Distance trains. “These modern maintenance facilities are an essential part of Amtrak’s plans to introduce new state-of-the-art passenger trainsets around the country,” said Amtrak Vice President, Project Delivery Fleet and Facilities, Norman Forde. “Thanks to funding provided by the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA), Amtrak can upgrade our existing rail