Gov. Cuomo Asks For Federal Assistance To Help With 'Intolerable' Problems At Penn StationHe wants the federal government to help figure out and fund transportation alternatives while repair work is undertaken after a spate of problems including two derailments.
Amtrak Could Move Trains To Grand Central To Ease Pain Of Summer RepairsBy now everyone knows that Penn Station will be backed up when Amtrak starts its big repair project.
Federal Lawmakers From NY, NJ Call For Funding To Alleviate Chaos At Penn StationLeaking ceilings, switch and signal problems -- even derailments -- put passengers in danger, and prevent them from getting where they need to go.
Amtrak Passenger Has Pizza Delivered To Stalled TrainA pizza deliveryman came to the rescue of passengers stranded for hours on an Amtrak train.
LIRR Commuter Council Worries That Penn Station Repairs Will Make Bad Commute WorseIt is going to be a rough summer for commuters at Penn Station, and some new details have been released about what commuters will be up against.
Rail Riders 'Rally For A Sane Commute' At Rockville Centre LIRR StationSaturday's rally comes after Amtrak announced repair plans at Penn Station that could disrupt commutes for most of the summer.
Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly Philadelphia Crash Following Judge's OrderAttorney General Josh Shapiro announced the charges Friday evening, just one day after a judge ordered his office to file charges in the case.
Amtrak Agrees With Governors That 'Dramatic Action' Needed At Penn StationAmtrak was responding Friday to a letter from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Christie calling for a private operator to take over Penn Station, where recent derailments and other problems have hampered commuters.
Cuomo, Christie Call For 'Private Operator' To Take Over Troubled Penn StationThe governors sent a joint letter to Amtrak on Thursday night, saying the situation at Penn Station "has gone from bad to worse to intolerable."
Transit Headaches Continue: Heavy Rain Shuts Down Commuter Entrances At Penn StationThe rain didn't just cause problems for drivers - rail commuters were also facing delays on Friday night.
Tri-State Guide To Planes, Trains & Automobiles: Rainy Day EditionHeavy rain and flooding is causing road closures, train suspensions and delays across the Tri-State. Whether you're taking a train, plane or automobile, we're here to help you navigate with this comprehensive list of resources.
Amtrak To Brief LIRR, NJ TRANSIT On Penn Station Repair PlanAmtrak says its working to "develop and refine" its plan following a meeting Monday with the two railroads. An initial proposal would disrupt rail service for 44 days this summer.

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