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New High Speed Train

NPR's Jack Speer reports on the arrival of the high-speed train, Acela Amtrak rolls out the new electric train to offer faster travel in the northeast corridor, particularly between Washington, D.C. and New York City. Amtrak officials say the train is not only faster, it is also safer. The key challenge for the Acela project will be how to make it turn a profit. (

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