DETROIT — Amtrak is betting big on a return of ridership.
If it doesn’t, then Amtrak will finance the trains and repay its debt with money from state train services and passenger fares.
The more efficient trains, which will be built in California, are scheduled to start running in 2024. They will have more comfortable seating, better ventilation systems, power outlets and USB ports, Wi-Fi, and panoramic windows. Many can run on either diesel fuel or battery power when it’s needed.
The Associated Press spoke recently with Flynn about the new trains, how Amtrak ridership is recovering from the pandemic…
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