Welcome to Monday, the 34th anniversary of an Amtrak train crash with a Conrail freight railroad in Chase, Maryland, that killed 16 passengers. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Working remotely sparks ethics concerns for ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Federal investigators are still looking at how CSX railway crews routed an Amtrak train into a parked freight train in Cayce, South Carolina, earlier this month. But even if CSX should bear sole responsibility for the accident, Amtrak ...Read More »
PHILADELPHIA — An unusual, 11th-hour attempt to put an Amtrak engineer behind bars for a deadly 2015 derailment in Philadelphia unraveled Tuesday as a judge dismissed the case without trial because he found the evidence pointed to an accident, not ...Read More »
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Federal railroad regulators are giving people more time to comment on major changes proposed for Amtrak’s Boston-to-Washington Northeast Corridor route. A proposal to upgrade the 8-state passenger rail corridor over the coming decades was unveiled last month, ...
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The Federal Railroad Administration is proposing a $4 billion project to replace a 143-year-old Amtrak tunnel beneath Baltimore that is a major bottleneck in the Northeast Corridor between Boston and Washington. The agency said Thursday that the project is the ...Read More »
WILMINGTON — Federal officials are announcing new funding for Amtrak’s passenger rail system and stressing the need for continued investment in America’s transportation infrastructure. Vice President Joe Biden scheduled a stop Friday at the train station in Wilmington, Delaware, which ...Read More »