WASHINGTON (WJZ) — Amtrak’s new Acela Nonstop service will cut down the time commuters will spend on the rails, promising a trip time of around two-and-a-half hours between New York City and Washington, D.C.

The nonstop service will offer one train in each direction daily beginning September 23.

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The southbound train will leave Penn Station in New York at 6:35 a.m. and reach Union Station in D.C. around 9:10 a.m. A northbound train will reverse that trip, leaving the nation’s capital at 4:30 p.m. daily.

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Other details about amenities will be announced sooner to the service’s launch.


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