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A track problem led to major delays on multiple NJ TRANSIT lines on Friday, Aug. 8. (Credit: @Wfds69)

Track Problems Lead To Major Delays On Multiple NJ TRANSIT Lines

Some NJ TRANSIT lines were subjected to major delays during the Friday evening rush.

08/08/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

Fire Under Portal Bridge Shuts Down Multiple NJ TRANSIT Lines

Multiple NJ TRANSIT lines were suspended during the evening rush Monday due to a fire that broke out under the Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River.

08/04/2014

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NJ TRANSIT, Amtrak Service Resumes After Overhead Wire Problem Suspends Trains

Service has been restored with residual delays after an overhead wire problem suspended service on NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak lines Tuesday morning.

07/08/2014

People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station (file/credit: Getty Images)

Amtrak Seeks To Reinvest Northeast Corridor Revenues Into Rail Line In New Budget

Amtrak has big plans to improve service on the Northeast Corridor, but said Congress has to get on board first.

03/19/2014

NJ TRANSIT Suspension

Death Investigation Snags NJ TRANSIT Northeast Corridor Trains

NJ TRANSIT Northeast Corridor trains were delayed up to an hour during the Monday afternoon rush, as authorities conducted a death investigation on the tracks.

10/21/2013

Penn Station

Work Under Way For Flood-Resistant Tunnels At Penn Station

A three-block-long concrete casing is under construction, in an effort to preserve a possible right-of-way for two flood-resistant rail tunnels into Penn Station.

09/23/2013

Amtrak Logo On Train (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Reported Amtrak Train Fire In Newark Causes Major Delays

A reported fire on an Amtrak train at Newark Penn Station caused major delays on two NJ TRANSIT lines Saturday afternoon.

08/17/2013

Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner in front of an expanded Hudson-Bergen Light Rail car in Hoboken, N.J. - July 3, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Adding Longer Cars To Hudson-Bergen Light Rail

Starting Thursday, with Hudson River fireworks viewing in mind, NJ TRANSIT will be adding cars that are 37 feet longer to some trains.

07/03/2013

Two Metro-North trains collided in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Officials Want More From Feds On Rail Safety

Connecticut officials are calling on the federal government to spend more on rail safety and reliability following the Metro-North Railroad derailment and crash near Bridgeport.

05/29/2013

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

New Amtrak Trains To Hit East Coast Tracks

The new engines will be used on the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C., and Boston and on Keystone Corridor trains that run between Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pa.

05/13/2013

Policemen keep watch as all trains towards Boston were cancelled at Pennsylvania Station, in New York, on April, 19, 2013. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Limited Amtrak Service Resumes Between New York And Boston

Transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday morning as the manhunt continued for the second suspect in the marathon bombings.

04/19/2013

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan (L) and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood speaking in Kearny, N.J. April 4, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

New Federal Rebuilding Standards Announced In Kearny

Federal officials announced those using federal dollars for major renovations to homes or businesses will now have to follow new uniform rules.

04/04/2013

Penn Station - New York, NY (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

High-Speed Rail Could Come To Northeast Corridor In 2040

The Federal Railroad Administration is considering several options to improve rail service in the heavily-traveled Northeast Corridor.

04/03/2013

Flooded tracks at New York Penn Station (credit: NJ TRANSIT)

Amtrak Clears Water From Hudson River Tunnel; Test Train To Run Today

There is still no Amtrak service in or out of New York City, but the railroad is getting closer to changing that.

11/01/2012

Amtrak train at Penn Station - New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Amtrak Clears Signal Problem But Delays Continue On Northeast Corridor

Amtrak spokesman Cliff Cole said the problem was located somewhere west of Newark, but further details weren’t immediately disclosed.

04/17/2012

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