Rail lines similar to or like Northeast Corridor

Electrified railroad line in the Northeast megalopolis of the United States. Wikipedia

  • Acela

    Amtrak's flagship high speed service along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in the Northeastern United States between Washington, D.C. and Boston via 16 intermediate stops, including Providence, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. The route contains segments of high-speed rail, and Acela trains are the fastest trainsets in the Americas; they attain 150 mph on 33.9 mi of the route. Wikipedia

  • Northeast Regional

    Regional rail service operated by Amtrak in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States. In the past it has been known as the NortheastDirect, Acela Regional, or Regional. Wikipedia

  • Amtrak

    Passenger railroad service that provides medium and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to nine Canadian cities. Managed as a for-profit organization. Wikipedia

  • List of major infrastructure on the Northeast Corridor, a rail line running through the northeast United States. The list includes major interlockings, bridges, tunnels, and past and present stations, including MBTA Orange Line, WMATA Orange Line, and PATH stations on separate tracks but sharing the right-of-way. Wikipedia

  • Metro-North Railroad

    Suburban commuter rail service run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority , a public authority of the U.S. state of New York and under contract with the Connecticut Department of Transportation. Metro-North runs service between New York City and its northern suburbs in New York and Connecticut, including Port Jervis, Spring Valley, Poughkeepsie, Yonkers, New Rochelle, White Plains, Southeast and Wassaic in New York and Stamford, New Canaan, Danbury, Waterbury, and New Haven in Connecticut. Wikipedia

  • Commuter rail in North America

    Commuter rail services in the United States, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Panama, and Costa Rica provide common carrier passenger transportation along railway tracks, with scheduled service on fixed routes on a non-reservation basis, primarily for short-distance (local) travel between a central business district and adjacent suburbs and regional travel between cities of a conurbation. It does not include rapid transit or light rail service. Wikipedia

  • New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad

    Railroad that operated in the New England region of the United States from 1872 to 1968, dominating the region's rail traffic for the first half of the 20th century. Beginning in the 1890s and accelerating in 1903, New York banker J. P. Morgan sought to monopolize New England transportation by arranging the NH's acquisition of 50 companies, including other railroads and steamship lines, and building a network of electrified trolley lines that provided interurban transportation for all of southern New England. Wikipedia

  • List of the operating passenger rail transit systems in the United States. This list does not include intercity rail services such as the Alaska Railroad or Amtrak and its state-sponsored subsidiaries. Wikipedia

  • MBTA Commuter Rail

    The MBTA Commuter Rail system serves as the commuter rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's transportation coverage of Greater Boston in the United States. Trains run over 398 mi of track to 141 different stations, with 58 stations on the north side with the remaining 83 stations on the south. Wikipedia

  • List of Amtrak stations

    List of train stations and Thruway Motorcoach stops used by Amtrak . In alphabetical order by station or stop name, which mostly corresponds to the city in which it is located. Wikipedia

  • Silver Star (Amtrak train)

    1522 mi passenger train route in the Silver Service brand operated by Amtrak, running from New York City south to Miami, Florida via the Northeast Corridor to Washington, D.C., then via Richmond, Virginia; Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbia, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; Jacksonville, Florida; Orlando, Florida; and Tampa, Florida. The Silver Star shares much of its route with the Silver Meteor; however, the two trains diverge between Selma, North Carolina and Savannah, Georgia and between Kissimmee and Winter Haven, Florida. Wikipedia

  • Crescent (train)

    Thrice-weekly long-distance passenger train operated by Amtrak in the eastern United States. It operates 1377 mi daily between Pennsylvania Station in New York City and Union Passenger Terminal in New Orleans as train numbers 19 and 20. Wikipedia

  • Conrail

    The primary Class I railroad in the Northeastern United States between 1976 and 1999. Portmanteau based on the company's legal name and it continues to do business as an asset management and network services provider in three Shared Assets Areas that were excluded from the division of its operations during its acquisition by CSX Corporation and the Norfolk Southern Railway. Wikipedia

  • Rail transportation in the United States

    Rail transportation in the United States consists primarily of freight shipments, with a well integrated network of standard gauge private freight railroads extending into Canada and Mexico. Mainly mass transit and commuter rail in major cities. Wikipedia

  • Palmetto (train)

    Passenger train operated by Amtrak on a 829 mi route between New York City and Savannah, Georgia, via the Northeast Corridor, Washington, D.C., Richmond, Virginia, Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina. Shorter version of the Silver Meteor, which continues south to Miami, Florida. Wikipedia

  • Empire Corridor

    Term used to refer to the 461 mi railroad corridor between Niagara Falls, New York and New York City, including the cities of Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, Amsterdam, Schenectady, Albany, and Poughkeepsie. Amtrak's Empire Service and Maple Leaf serve the entire length of the corridor, with the Maple Leaf continuing to Toronto. Wikipedia

  • New Haven Line

    Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line runs from New Haven, Connecticut, southwest to Mount Vernon, New York. There it joins the Harlem Line, where trains continue south to Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. Wikipedia

  • List of commuter rail systems in the United States, ranked by ridership. All figures come from the American Public Transportation Association's Ridership Reports Statistics for the Fourth Quarter of 2019, unless otherwise indicated. Commuter rail in North America Wikipedia

  • High-speed rail in the United States

    Plans for high-speed rail in the United States date back to the High Speed Ground Transportation Act of 1965. Various state and federal proposals have followed. Wikipedia

  • New Haven–Springfield Line

    Railroad line owned by Amtrak from New Haven, Connecticut, north to Springfield, Massachusetts. Served by approximately seven daily Northeast Regional round trips, some continuing from New Haven to Washington, D.C., along the Corridor and others terminating at New Haven as shuttles. Wikipedia

  • Pennsylvania Railroad

    American Class I railroad that was established in 1846 and was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. So named because it was established in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Wikipedia

  • Raritan Valley Line

    Commuter rail service operated by New Jersey Transit which serves passengers in municipalities in Union, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey, United States. Raritan station in Raritan. Wikipedia

  • MARC Train

    Commuter rail system comprising three lines in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area. Administered by the Maryland Transit Administration , a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) agency, and is operated under contract by Bombardier Transportation Services USA Corporation (BTS) and Amtrak over tracks owned by CSX Transportation (CSXT) and Amtrak. Wikipedia

  • New England

    Region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Bordered by the state of New York to the west and by the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick to the northeast and Quebec to the north. Wikipedia

  • Pennsylvania Station (New York City)

    Main intercity railroad station in New York City and the busiest in the Western Hemisphere, serving more than 600,000 passengers per weekday. Located in Midtown Manhattan, beneath Madison Square Garden in the block bounded by Seventh and Eighth avenues, and 31st and 33rd streets, with additional exits to nearby streets. Wikipedia

  • Shore Line East

    Commuter rail service which operates along the Northeast Corridor through southern Connecticut, US. Fully owned subsidiary of the Connecticut Department of Transportation , and is operated under the CTrail brand. Wikipedia

  • Wilmington station (Delaware)

    Passenger rail station in Wilmington, Delaware. Part of the Northeast Corridor. Wikipedia

  • March 2017 North American blizzard

    Major late-season blizzard that affected the Northeastern United States, New England and Canada, dumping up to 3 ft of snow in the hardest hit areas, mainly New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Southern Quebec. Extratropical cyclone near the Northwest, the storm system dived into the northern portions of the United States, dropping light to moderate snow across the Great Lakes, Upper Midwest on March 11–12 before reaching the Ohio Valley the next day. Wikipedia

  • Railroad electrification in the United States

    Railroad electrification in the United States began at the turn of the 20th century and comprised many different systems in many different geographical areas, few of which were connected. Despite this situation, these systems shared a small number of common reasons for electrification. Wikipedia

  • Long Island Rail Road

    Commuter rail system in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of New York, stretching from Manhattan to the eastern tip of Suffolk County on Long Island. Average weekday ridership of 354,800 passengers in 2016, it is the busiest commuter railroad in North America. Wikipedia


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