APT-MAPT / NARP 2011 Members Meeting March 26, 2011
The Association for Public Transportation
Massachusetts Association of Railroad Passengers (APT-MARP)
National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP)
with TrainRiders Northeast, Vermont Rail Action Network, and RI Association of Railroad Passenger
are pleased to announce a
New England Members Meeting, Saturday March 26th, 2011
Amtrak is serious about true high speed rail (avg. speed over 200mph). It recently published a report envisaging an enhanced Northeast Corridor (NEC) that would speed passengers from Boston to New York in less than 90 minutes and Boston to Washington in under 3 hours. Come to the NARP / APT-MARP Meeting to learn about this exciting vision.
Albrecht “Al” P. Engel, P.E.
Vice President, High Speed Rail at Amtrak
“Amtrak’s Vision for True High Speed Rail”
Al Engel is VP of High Speed Rail for Amtrak. In this role he serves on the Executive Committee and provides leadership for advancing Amtrak’s high speed initiatives in the United States. Prior positions include VP of HSP for AECOM, Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley Co., and President of Systra Consulting. Projects include planning for the California HSR project and the Amtrak Acela. Mr. Engel has serves on the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Board of Directors.