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A Journey Into the Future, 1977

September 21, 2012

With a range of 950 miles and a top rated speed of 125 miles per hour, the sleekly futuristic Turboliners swept passengers into the 21st century in comfort.

Amtrak Year-by-Year: 1976

September 13, 2012

As the nation celebrated its bicentennial, Amtrak gained control of the vital Northeast Corridor and became, according to President and CEO Paul Reistrup, "a full-fledged member of the railroad community."