Northeast Corridor

The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

NJ Sen. Booker Pushes For Bill To Increase Amtrak Funding

Booker wants funding for Amtrak to increase to $1.6 billion and add more than $500 million in annual grant funding for capitol projects.

06/22/2015

A person was struck by a NJ TRANSIT train just west of the Metropark station on June 5, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NJ TRANSIT Northeast Corridor Delays After Person Hit By Train

The death occurred just west of the Metropark Station after 5 a.m. Friday when a train from Trenton headed for New York hit the person.

06/05/2015

Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia.   (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB Says Probe Of Deadly Amtrak Derailment Shifts To Engineer’s Cellphone

Officials said calls were made, texts were sent and data was used the day of the accident, but they haven’t determined if that activity took place while the train was being operated.

05/20/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

Crash Disrupts Rail Service On 2 NJ TRANSIT Lines

Service was suspended Wednesday afternoon in both directions after a flatbed truck flipped over onto the tracks and hit the transformer at a crossing on Route 27 in Iselin.

03/11/2015

Ice in the Hudson River tunnels caused major delays for NJ TRANSIT customers at Penn Station on Friday, Feb. 20. (Credit: CBS2)

Commuters End Up Stranded At Penn Station As NJ TRANSIT Tracks Ice Over

Severe and bitter cold took a toll on transit systems around the Tri-State Area Friday, with track trouble leading to extended delays for thousands of commuters at Penn Station.

02/20/2015

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

Amtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers following a deadly derailment earlier this month. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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

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

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

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