New Era Infrastructure Projects

Infrastructure Improvements

In preparation for the next generation Acela fleet, Amtrak is taking steps to improve its infrastructure.

Chicago Hub Improvement Program

Amtrak is seeking federal funding for a group of projects to upgrade Chicago Union Station and create better routes through Chicago into the station.

The Gateway Program

A series of rail infrastructure projects that will modernize a critical section of the NEC.

The Hudson Tunnel

A new Hudson River rail tunnel serving New York Penn Station and the rehabilitation of the existing Sandy-damaged North River Tunnel.

Hudson Yards Concrete Casing

Preserving the underground right-of-way for a future rail tunnel connecting New York Penn Station.

Connecticut River Bridge

Replacement of the existing 107-year-old bridge between Old Saybrook and Old Lyme, CT.

Susquehanna River Rail Bridge

As critical link along the NEC that needs replacement to maintain future rail services across the Susquehanna River.

Portal North Bridge

NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak are replacing the century-old Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River in New Jersey with a higher bridge that will not have to open and close for river traffic.

Baltimore & Potomac (B&P) Tunnel Replacement

Nearly 150-years old, the B&P Tunnel dates from the Civil War era. It is also the largest bottleneck on the Northeast Corridor between Washington and New Jersey.

Transforming Rail in Virginia

A $3.7 billion investment to improve passenger, commuter and freight rail in Virginia.

East River Tunnel Rehabilitation Project

The ERT Rehabilitation Project will restore the two tubes that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy.