Amtrak Releases $100B Plan To Rebuild, Expand Vital Northeast Corridor

If a new initiative to revitalize the Northeast Corridor goes according to plan, construction on a new Hudson River Tunnel could start in 2025.  
Amtrak, the U.S. Department of Transportation and transportation officials from eight state governments and Washington, D.C., released a $117B proposal for improving the critical railway Wednesday, calling it CONNECT NEC 2035, or C35 for short. Of that total, $11B is set to go toward work on the Hudson River Tunnel, which runs between New York and New Jersey, the Associated Press reported. 

Renovations on the entire 450-mile corridor, which spans from Washington, D.C., to Boston, would be completed by 2035 under the proposed plan,…

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