Transportation leaders say the next generation will rely more heavily on high-speed rail and a dedicated train car to move large cargo and people.
It will also include more low-speed trains.
More:Amtrak’s rail cars and train cars are set to make an appearance at the Railcar Exhibition at the National Museum of Transportation in Washington.
The railcars, which will be made of aluminum, steel and concrete, will go on display for the first time at the exhibit.
The rail cars will also feature modern engineering.
They will be capable of traveling at speeds of up to 150 mph, compared to the current railcars of the 1930s and 1940s.