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Amtrak applies for $7.3B to improve Frederick Douglass Tunnel, Baltimore Penn Station

June 7, 2023
Amtrak Vermonter stop at the Montpelier, Vermont station.

Amtrak has submitted applications for nearly $7.3 billion in Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) funding for 14 proposed Northeast Corridor (NEC) projects to modernize critical infrastructure, including Frederick Douglass Tunnel replacement program and master plan improvements to Baltimore Penn Station. At nearly 150 years old, the B&P Tunnel dates from the Civil War era.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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