Production of next-generation Acela Express fleet underway

Production of the Avelia Liberty high speed trainsets ordered for Amtrak’s Acela Express service has begun at Alstom’s Hornell factory.

USA: Production of the bodyshells and principal components for the Avelia Liberty high speed trainsets ordered for Amtrak’s premium Acela Express service has begun at Alstom’s Hornell factory in New York state, the manufacturer has confirmed. The fleet is expected to enter service in 2021-22.

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