New American-made locomotives unveiled.
A Siemens plant in Sacramento, California has unveiled a new fleet of American-made locomotives that can reach speeds of up to 125 mph. The trains were built in the U.S. as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
The trains are part of a Department of Transportation investment of $466 million to build 70 advanced locomotives that created 200 new jobs in Sacramento and hundreds more across the U.S. The trains are intended for use along Amtrak's east coast corridor.
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