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Trying to come up with funds will be key, and Amtrak acknowledges the shortfalls. Raising ticket prices will be only option & will depend on political environment over the next administration to push this through.

Amtrak announced its unified vision for its vital northeast corridor expansion and implementation of high speed rails between key hubs of New York, DC, Boston and Philly. The full PDF report is here.

Couple of key charts:
1) phased rollout is outlined in the chart below.

2) The reduction in commute times is outlined in the chart below:

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