The Northeast Corridor By State

The Northeast Corridor (NEC) runs 457 miles from Washington, D.C. to Boston, MA. The corridor runs through eight states, has four different right-of-way owners, and is used by passenger and intercity rail as well as freight. Each day, the corridor serves over 800,000 trips — 780,000 on eight commuter railroads and over 40,000 on Amtrak’s intercity services.