Amtrak

An Amtrak derailed in North Carolina on March 9, 2015. (credit: Image via CBS2)

Federal Officials Release More Details On NC Crash Of NYC-Bound Amtrak Train

The state highway patrol, which had at least one trooper accompanying the oversized load, had said it spent about five minutes trying to negotiate the railroad crossing.

03/10/2015

An Amtrak derailed in North Carolina on March 9, 2015. (credit: Image via CBS2)

Amtrak Train Headed For NYC Strikes Truck, Derails In North Carolina

An Amtrak train headed for New York City slammed into a tractor-trailer that stalled on railroad tracks in North Carolina on Monday, toppling the engine onto its side and injuring dozens of people, officials said.

03/09/2015

A woman waits in snow on 115th Street & Broadway on March 5, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

More Snow Settles In As Another Winter Storm Sweeps Into Tri-State Area

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New York City, Long Island and parts of New Jersey until 7 p.m. Thursday.

03/05/2015

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

Health Officials: Dutchess County Measles Patient Took Amtrak Train

A case of the measles has been confirmed in in Dutchess County, and the sick person was on an Amtrak train, the New York State Department of Health announced Friday.

01/30/2015

(Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Tri-State Guide To Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Things are getting back to normal after the storm. Before you head out, check out our guide below for all the latest transit updates.

CBS New York–01/27/2015

Morning Snow

States Of Emergency Declared As Tri-State Area Braces For Massive Snowstorm

The Tri-State area is bracing for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communities in up to 2 or more feet of snow.

01/26/2015

Parishioners and clergy are worried that a pending rail project could spell the end for the Church of St. John. (Credit: CBS2)

‘Penn South’ Rail Project Could Offer Relief To Commuters At Cost Of Historic Church

A church could be standing in the way of New Jersey commuters’ hopes for a faster trip to the city.

01/20/2015

Commuters wait for a train in Stamford, Conn. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Rail Officials Weighing Plans To Upgrade Aging Northeast Corridor

The Federal Railroad Administration outlined four levels of proposals in a report last month at NECFuture.com.

12/03/2014

Snow in Buffalo, NY on Nov. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Bitter Cold Sweeps Across Tri-State Area As Upstate New York Deals With Massive Snow

The Tri-State area is facing a bitter cold day as a ferocious storm dumped massive piles of snow on parts of upstate New York.

11/19/2014

Snow blankets a roadway in the Buffalo,  area on Nov. 18, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Nearly 3 Feet Of Snow Falls On Buffalo Area; Amtrak Service Snagged

Amtrak trains that run through upstate New York will be halted at Albany through Wednesday afternoon, after a snowstorm described as being among the worst in recent memory pounded the Buffalo area.

11/18/2014

"Manhattan West" Construction just west of Ninth Avenue (Credit: CBS 2)

Platform Over Train Tracks Completed In New Manhattan West Neighborhood

The two-acre platform located between 9th and 10th avenues between 31st and 33rd streets is bigger than Bryant Park and was built over active Amtrak, LIRR and NJ Transit tracks.

11/18/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Pushes Land Battle Vs. Mobster’s Kin

At its monthly board meeting Wednesday, the agency voted to approve up to $150,000 to pay for ongoing legal bills to continue the Carmine Franco case.

11/12/2014

Penn Station

Penn Station Elevator Fire Causes NJ TRANSIT, LIRR Delays

A fire in a freight elevator at Penn Station caused delays on both NJ TRANSIT and Long Island Rail Road trains during the Friday evening commute.

11/07/2014

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Proposed Plans To Update Northeast Corridor, Commuter Lines On Display In Newark

Plans for updating Amtrak, Metro North, New Jersey Transit, the Long Island Rail Road and other lines were on display in Newark Thursday.

11/06/2014

Penn Station

Police Investigating Suspicious Powder On NJ TRANSIT Train At Penn Station

NJ TRANSIT said one of its employees found white powder on board one of its trains and alerted authorities.

10/13/2014

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