CBS2 Exclusive: Northeast Corridor Upgrade Could Have Amtrak Trains Barreling Through Long IslandThe Federal Railroad Administration has proposed massive improvements to Amtrak's very congested Northeast Corridor.
Federal Government Allocates $19M For Northeast Corridor Amtrak ImprovementsThere is a light at the end of the tunnel for Connecticut commuters unhappy with train service in the state.
Amtrak Activates Speed Control System Between NYC And PhiladelphiaCalling it an added layer of safety, Amtrak has installed a high-tech crash avoidance system following a deadly rail accident earlier this year.
Feds Release Study On Ambitious Proposals To Upgrade Connecticut Railroad SystemThe report by the Federal Railroad Administration analyzed the possibility high-speed rails, new routes and a rail tunnel under Long Island Sound.
Transit Spending Cuts Could Derail Plans For Northeast Corridor UpgradesMore than half of the nation's mass transit commuters ride the rails on the Northeast Corridor.
Cuomo, Christie Ask Obama To Pay For Half Of 'Fair' Plan For Hudson TunnelIn a letter Tuesday to President Barack Obama, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie say their states, along with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, would cover the rest of the project.
NJ Sen. Booker Pushes For Bill To Increase Amtrak FundingBooker wants funding for Amtrak to increase to $1.6 billion and add more than $500 million in annual grant funding for capitol projects.
NJ TRANSIT Northeast Corridor Delays After Person Hit By TrainThe 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.
NTSB Says Probe Of Deadly Amtrak Derailment Shifts To Engineer's CellphoneOfficials 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.
Crash Disrupts Rail Service On 2 NJ TRANSIT LinesService 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.
Commuters End Up Stranded At Penn Station As NJ TRANSIT Tracks Ice OverSevere 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.
Rail Officials Weighing Plans To Upgrade Aging Northeast CorridorThe Federal Railroad Administration outlined four levels of proposals in a report last month at NECFuture.com.