Joe Biden Welcomes 1st Cities Sprinter Locomotive
Today U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stood beside U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Amtrak CEO and President Joe Boardman to announce the launch of our Amtrak Cities Sprinter locomotive at an event held at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.
Powered by Siemens, these locomotives are more energy efficient, more reliable and reaffirm our commitment to improving mobility and connectivity in the region.
The first locomotive goes into service tomorrow, traveling from Boston to Washington, D.C., on our Northeast Regional service. The remaining locomotives are scheduled for delivery two per month through 2015.
What do you think of our new Cities Sprinter locomotives? Let us know in the comments section below.
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