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Monday, December 15, 2008
Economy Takes Toll on Acela
Trains for America reports after reporting record gains for FY 2008, Amtrak ridership fell 5.5 percent in November. The biggest culprit was the Acela Express, down 15 percent. Clearly, the recession is taking its toll on business travel.