Five of the seven people killed in the Amtrak derailment in northeast Philadelphia have been identified, and their families have been left in shock and mourning.
The chairman of the New Jersey state Assembly Transportation Committee wants to know where the money will come from for a new rail tunnel between New Jersey and New York.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A church could be standing in the way of New Jersey commuters’ hopes for a faster trip to the city.
The Federal Railroad Administration outlined four levels of proposals in a report last month at NECFuture.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Plans for updating Amtrak, Metro North, New Jersey Transit, the Long Island Rail Road and other lines were on display in Newark Thursday.