This Memorial Day weekend is expected to be the busiest in 10 years.
NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak service headed toward New Jersey was halted at Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after a person was struck by a train in New Brunswick.
Booker wants funding for Amtrak to increase to $1.6 billion and add more than $500 million in annual grant funding for capitol projects.
No other city in North America reminds visitors of Paris and European culture than Montreal, less than an hour drive from the U.S.-Canadian border.
An emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation.
NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak trains were delayed for up to an hour at Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after an overhead wire came down.
The move follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer’s actions just before the crash.
Griffith was one of eight people who died in the derailment.
That cap for a single passenger rail incident was part of a late effort in 1997 to pass a law that would rescue Amtrak from financial ruin and help it one day become independent.
National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt said on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he wanted to “downplay” the idea that damage to the windshield might have come from someone firing a shot at the train.
Amtrak said Saturday that it will cooperate, after the Federal Railroad Administration announced a crackdown following the fatal derailment in Philadelphia this week.
An assistant conductor said she thought she heard an Amtrak train engineer say his train had been hit by projectiles before the derailment this week, the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday.
An injured Amtrak employee filed a Thursday in connection with the derailment that left eight people dead in Philadelphia this week.
Friends say Brandon Bostian, the engineer at the center of the Amtrak train derailment investigation, has been a “train geek” most of his life.
A mother and daughter from Long Island survived Tuesday’s deadly Amtrak derailment and described a terrifying chain of events to CBS2’s Valerie Castro.