Amtrak Photo Archive - an unofficial site - the New ACELA



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White sections are the newer additions.


Jeff Lubchansky has an Acela page - visit it here


The February 7, 2001 Trainset numbering at bottom of page


HHP-8 Loco photos located here

 Some early interior views
  Interior First class  October 2001  Ralph Carter
 
Interior Business class
October 2001
Ralph Carter
   Conductors office  October 2001  Ralph Carter
   Inside the power car October 2001   Ralph Carter
   controls October 2001   Ralph Carter
   Cafe car October 2001   Ralph Carter 

 
ACELA
 Information
 Date
 Photo Credit
 
 
Montpelier, VT.
Two Acela engines with protective cars attached on each end (from Plattsburg, N.Y. Bombardier plant) under wraps to prevent vandalism. Under armed guard at siding of Montpelier, VT. Amtrak station. Engines are awaiting arrival of passenger cars form Barre, VT. Bombardier plant to assemble a trainset for delivery to Amtrak. 
 September 2000
Ed Waldrup 
Pre Amtrak delivery at Bombardier plant. Barre, VT.
 September 2000
Ed Waldrup 
 
 Barre, VT
Acela Final Assembly
 September 2000
Ed Waldrup 
 Barre VT
 Final assembly point
 September 2000
Ed Waldrup 
Barre VT
 Final assembly point
 September 2000
Ed Waldrup 
 
 Barre VT
 Final assembly point
 September 2000
Ed Waldrup 
 
 Acela car shipped to Bombardier in Barre, VT. for final assembly.
 September 2000
Ed Waldrup 
the train set at Philadelphia 
this photo was used in the NY Times newspaper on February 3, 2000 - nice job Jeff!
  June 11 1999
 Jeff Lubchansky
 
9acela   Barre VT September 2000 Ed Waldrup
acela3 3558 Barre VT September 2000 Ed Waldrup
 Philadelphia  PA
numbers have been de-emphasized there are very small numbers on the cars
 June 11, 1999
 Jeff Lubchansky
 Philadelphia  PA
 June 11, 1999
 Jeff Lubchansky
 Philadelphia  Pa
 June 11, 1999
 Jeff Lubchansky
 Philadelphia  PA
 June 11, 1999
 Jeff Lubchansky

    HST #2 (2003vis/2001) (left) and HST #4 (2008vis/2018)  February 2001  Ran Barton
    HHP-8 664 on left, with HST #8 (2019/2014) near and HST #9
behind (2039/2035)
 February 2001 Ran Barton 
  HST #2 power car 2001, dirty from endurance testing and
without shrouds
 February 2001 Ran Barton 
    HHP-8 664 near and 657 far (657 coupled to 9641, an EMU
Metroliner Cab car)
 February 2001 Ran Barton 
    HST #2 close, with #4 behind - #2 powered, #4 awaiting
heavy mods
 February 2001  Ran Barton


Trainset numbering
Legend: 20xx=Power cars, 32xx=First Class, 33xx=Cafe Car, 34xx+End Coach, 35xx=Coach

1   F 20xx R A 32xx B   B 35xx A  B 35xx A  B 33xx A B 35xx A   B 34xx A   R 20xx F 
 F 20xx R A 34xx B   B 35xx A  B 33xx A  B 35xx A B 35xx A   B 32xx A    R 20xx F 

2   F 2003 R A 3200 B   B 3507 A  B 3504 A  B 3308 A B 3506 A   B 3401 A   R 2001 F 
 F 2001 R A 3401 B   B 3506 A  B 3308 A  B 3504 A B 3507 A   B 3200 A    R 2003 F 

3   F 2005R A 3203 B   B 3512 A  B 3513 A  B 3300 A B 3517 A   B 3403 A   R 2004 F 
 F 2004 R A 3403 B   B 3517 A  B 3300 A  B 3513 A B 3512 A   B 3203 A    R 2005 F 

4   F 2008 R A 3204 B   B 3510 A  B 3509 A  B 3303 A B 3520 A   B 3405 A   R 2018 F 
 F 20xx R A 3405 B   B 3520 A  B 3303 A  B 3509 A B 3510 A   B 3204 A    R 2008 F 

5   F 2020 R A 3207 B   B 3541 A  B 3543 A  B 3305 A B 3546 A   B 3409 A   R 2009 F 
 F 2009 R A 3409 B   B 3546 A  B 3305A  B 3543 A B 3541 A   B 3207 A    R 2020 F 

6   F 2031 R A 3215 B   B 3554 A  B 3549 A  B 3302 A B 3555 A   B 3417 A   R 2030 F 
 F 2030 R A 3417 B   B 3555 A  B 3302A  B 3549 A B 3554 A   B 3215 A    R 2031 F 

7   F 2032 R A 3216 B   B 3553 A  B 3556 A  B 3301 A B 3557 A   B 3419 A   R 2034 F 
 F 2034 R A 3419 B   B 3557 A  B 3301 A  B 3556 A B 3553 A   B 3216 A    R 2032 F 

8   F 2019 R A 3218 B   B 3559 A  B 3548 A  B 3315 A B 3558 A   B 3416A   R 2014 F 
 F 2014 R A 3416 B   B 3558 A  B 3315 A  B 3548 A B 3559 A   B 3218 A    R 20xx F 

9   F 2039 R A 3219 B   B 3544 A  B 3542 A  B 3307 A B 3547 A   B 3415 A   R 2035 F 
 F 2035 R A 3415 B   B 3547 A  B 3307 A  B 3542 A B 3544 A   B 3219 A    R 2039 F 

10   F 2016 R A 3214 B   B 3533 A  B 3540 A  B 3306 A B 3534 A   B 3413 A   R 2038 F 
 F 2038 R A 3413 B   B 3534 A  B 3306 A  B 3540 A B 3533 A   B 3214 A    R 2016 F 



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This archive was first accessed Aug 1996
Updated October 7, 2010