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NJ TRANSIT, Amtrak Service Resumes After Overhead Wire Problem Suspends Trains

Service has been restored with residual delays after an overhead wire problem suspended service on NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak lines Tuesday morning.

07/08/2014

Amtrak Logo On Train (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Open Bridge Halts Amtrak Service Between Penn Station, New Rochelle

Amtrak service between Penn Station and New Rochelle was delayed Sunday night due to bridge problems.

10/27/2013

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

CBS 2 Investigation: How Well Trained Are The Conductors On Our Rails?

The train tragedy in Spain has raised the concern over whether something similar could happen in the Tri-State Area.

07/25/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19 (FBI)

Conn. Trains Searched For Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

Authorities in Connecticut said they searched trains in Norwalk and Darien for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects but didn’t find anything.

04/19/2013

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Amtrak Plans Series Of High Speed Tests On Northeast Corridor

Amtrak is going to break the speed limit this week in the Northeast Corridor.

09/24/2012

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Amtrak Service To Resume Between NYC And Boston After Irene

Most Northeast Regional service will operate south of Philadelphia, but no Acela Express, Northeast Regional or other Amtrak trains can operate north of Philadelphia to New York.

08/29/2011

Federal Grants To Mean Less Congestion On NJT, LIRR And Faster Amtrak Service

The DOT has announcedthat $745 million would be going toward rail projects that will allow trains to travel up to 160 mph in some sections of the Northeast Corridor and to construction that will allow Amtrak trains to avoid a congested rail junction in part of New York City.

08/23/2011