Yahoo! Inc. and Amtrak have rolled out the United States` first Internet-enabled passenger trains.
The three interactive trains will operate on Amtrak services, the Acela Regional in the Northeast, Capitols in Northern California and Hiawatha in the Midwest, for up to six months.
The cars are wrapped in Yahoo!`s signature purple and yellow colors and offer passengers access to Yahoo! content and services while traveling. Compaq iPAQ Pocket PCs, provided by Compaq Computer Corporation, put the power of a desktop PC in a to-go device. Complete with wireless modems and Internet service, the Pocket PCs mounted in the cafe cars or coaches, give passengers the ability to surf the Web free-of-charge.