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Amtrak upgrades underway between Baltimore and Washington D.C.

Amtrak upgrades underway between Baltimore and Washington D.C.

Train tracks between Baltimore and Washington D.C. are undergoing upgrades to make commutes faster, Amtrak announced Monday afternoon.

Thirty-one miles of track will be replaced with new rails or realigned along curves to help Amtrak operate faster, the company said. The upgrades are part of a nationwide project to improve tracks in places like New York and Chicago. It’s also supposed to help with infrastructure but also improve customer experience with ride quality along the Northeast Corridor, according to a release.

The upgrades between Baltimore and Washington D.C. are expected to be complete by mid-October and will not disrupt Amtrak service, an Amtrak spokeswoman...

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