Eight people were killed and about 200 were injured in the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia.
For the third day in a row, Amtrak power problems on Wednesday delayed thousands of commuters from getting to and from New York City.
New Jersey Transit trains were experiencing delays up to 60 minutes out of Penn Station on Monday evening.
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.