Amtrak’s New Acela Fleet Interiors

Amtrak’s New Acela Fleet Interiors

Our new Acela train interiors will provide world-class accommodations and amenities, along with a smoother and even more comfortable ride.

Each electric trainset will offer more seating capacity with 378 seats to offer the spacious, high-end comfort our customers expect. The new trains will provide travelers with world-class accommodations and amenities.

Follow along for a look into those amenities on our next high-speed fleet!

Café Car

New Acela 2021 Interiors

Updated Café Car will offer customers convenient access for grab-and-go and a greater selection.

 

New Acela 2021 Interiors

The Café Car features a nest area, with standing room and hip rests. Digital screens throughout the café car provide useful, and state-of-the-art information to customers.

 

New Acela 2021 Interiors

A behind-the-scenes view of the food and beverage prep area.

First Class

New Acela 2021 Interiors

The First-Class car features larger seats with more space and extra legroom.

 

New Acela 2021 Interiors

Each seatback is equipped with dual tray tables providing customers with a large and small table option.

 

New Acela 2021 Interiors

Special features also include personal outlets, USB ports and adjustable reading lights at every seat.

Business Class

New Acela 2021 Interiors

Each train will have 25% more seats, with spacious, high-end comfort customers expect, including personal outlets, USB ports and adjustable reading lights at every seat.

 

New Acela 2021 Interiors

The new Acela trainset interiors will feature winged headrests and spacious and smooth leather seats, constructed from recycled leather.

Restrooms

New Acela 2021 Interiors

The updated bathrooms offer an automatic door, touchless features throughout, and are spacious and fully-ADA compliant with a 60-inch diameter turning radius. Changing tables are another new addition, making diaper-changing easy for parents on the go.

Engineering Cab

New Acela 2021 Interiors

The engineer’s cab is the nucleus of the train. New Acelas will feature enhanced “tilting technology,” which will allow trains to travel at higher speeds even along curves.

The trainsets are being manufactured at Alstom’s Hornell and Rochester, N.Y., facilities, creating 400 local jobs.  Additionally, parts for the new trainsets will come from more than 250 suppliers in more than 27 states, generating an additional 1,300 jobs across the country.

The first prototypes will be ready later this year, with the first train entering service in 2021!