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

New York Gets $354.4 Million For High-Speed Rail Projects

The Big Apple has been granted a chunk of $2 billion that was rejected by the Sunshine State for three projects that will advance New York’s high-speed rail plans.

05/09/2011

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

Person Struck By Amtrak Train Near Jersey Avenue Station In New Brunswick

NJ Transit spokesman Dan Stessel said service was suspended between New Brunswick and Trenton for about an hour following the incident that occurred around 7:15 p.m. Friday.

04/15/2011

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

Downed Wire That Delayed N.J. Transit & Amtrak Trains Repaired

The wire came down at Trenton Station at 5:20 a.m. Monday, taking out two tracks into New York. It was repaired by 9:15 a.m.

04/11/2011

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

Amtrak Removes Equipment From Hudson River Tunnel

Amtrak has cleared equipment that closed one of the two rail tunnels leading in and out of New York City.

04/07/2011

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

Amtrak Considers Northeast Corridor Improvements

Amtrak’s president said the project would benefit travelers along the entire Northeast Corridor.

04/05/2011

Rail riders at the NJ Transit station - Trenton, NJ - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

NJ Transit Service Back On Schedule After Power Problem

Train service along the Northeast Corridor from New York to Washington has been restored after being disrupted earlier Saturday morning by an Amtrak low voltage problem.

03/19/2011

NJ Transit's Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station - Secaucus, NJ - File Photo

Downed Wire Repaired On Northeast Corridor

Amtrak has repaired the wire and train delays are easing.

03/11/2011

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

Amtrak: Albany-NYC Service Will Resume Tuesday

Amtrak shut down its Empire Service between New York City and Albany as a precaution Monday because some signals and switches were frozen.

01/24/2011

An NJ Transit train is seen at Penn Station - New York, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Disabled NJ Transit Train Slows Northeast Corridor

A NJ Transit train headed to New York broke down Monday along the busy Northeast Corridor, delaying trains and leaving rail riders waiting outside on platforms in the bitter cold.

12/06/2010

NJ Transit train - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Downed Wires Strand NJ Transit Commuters

They spent more than two hours aboard after NJT Train 3703 became entangled in damaged overhead wires on its trip from NYC to Trenton around 7 a.m. Friday.

11/19/2010

Amtrak's new high-speed train would travel up to 220 mph and could take New Yorkers to Boston in less than 90 minutes. (credit: Amtrak)

Amtrak Unveils 220 MPH High-Speed Rail Line Plan

For New Yorkers who do business in Boston or Washington and want to get there in about 90 minutes without the headaches of air travel, Amtrak is hoping to make your dreams come true.

CBS New York–09/28/2010

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Transit Rolls Out Quiet Commute Train Cars

NJ Transit has set aside the first and last cars of Northeast Corridor express trains as “quiet cars” between Penn Station New York, Princeton Junction, Hamilton, and Trenton.

09/07/2010

Crowds of New York-bound train passengers line up early Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at the Trenton, N.J., train station to board an Amtrak train that was cross-honoring NJ Transit tickets. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NJ Commuter Trains Back On Schedule After Delays

Travel delays caused by a downed tree have mostly ended for rail riders on the busy Northeast Corridor line between New York and Philadelphia.

08/11/2010

Crowds of New York-bound train passengers line up early Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at the Trenton, N.J., train station to board an Amtrak train that was cross-honoring NJ Transit tickets. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Signal Problems Delay New Jersey Rail Riders

Hundreds of rail riders are still facing delays along Amtrak’s busy Northeast Corridor because of signal problems.

08/11/2010

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