CHICAGO — The Amtrak next-generation Acela trainset that has been testing at the Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo, Colo., is due in Chicago this morning as it returns to Alstom’s Hornell, N.Y., plant following the completion of that testing.
The train is currently due to arrive at Chicago Union Station at 11:59 a.m., but is operating as an extra and arrival time is subject to change. After an event for the media at Union Station, the train will continue east; no schedule information is currently available.
The train originally passed through Chicago on its way to testing in February 2020 [see “Next generation ‘Acela Express’ rolls on …,” Trains News Wire, Feb. 19, 2020].
Note: News Wire will update this item with information on the train’s departure from Chicago if it becomes available.