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More time offered to comment on Amtrak plans for Northeast

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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Baltimore Amtrak tunnel replacement would cost $4 billion

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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 ...

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Amtrak to pay $265M for Philadelphia crash that killed 8

Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train derailment May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

PHILADELPHIA — Amtrak will pay $265 million to settle claims related to a crash last year that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others when a speeding train derailed on a curve. The settlement allows victims to have ...

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Biden announces new funding for Amtrak Northeast Corridor

An Amtrak logo is seen on a train at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

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 ...

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