Amtrak: NJ TRANSIT Could Be Banned Between Trenton And NYCAmtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson told a House subcommittee on Thursday Amtrak is worried passengers are being put at risk by delays in installing the technology that's designed to prevent crashes.
Officials: South Carolina Amtrak Crash Emphasizes Need For Positive Train Control NowA deadly Amtrak train crash in South Carolina this weekend has ignited renewed debate on GPS-based positive train control that experts say could have prevented it.
NJ TRANSIT Still Far From Compliance With Train Safety StandardsThe New York area has seen derailment after derailment, yet a potentially life saving device still hasn't been installed on the rails.
Schumer: MTA Must Work To Meet Deadline For Positive Train Control Safety MeasureSenate Minority Leader Charles Schumer called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to “move heaven and earth” to install Positive Train Control on the Long Island Rail Road and the Metro-North Railroad.
Expert: Positive Train Control Not A 'Magic Bullet' That Could've Prevented LIRR CrashUp to 103 people were injured when the train jumped the end of the track.
Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Pushes For Positive Train ControlHis call comes just over a month after an NJ TRANSIT train slammed into the Hoboken Terminal, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others.
NJ TRANSIT Takes Steps To Secure Positive Train Control SystemThe board approved a $2.11 billion operating budget and $1.68 billion capital program for the 2017 fiscal year.
Expert: Railroads 'Didn't Think It Was An Important Issue' To Implement Positive Train ControlQuestions are beginning to be floated as to why NJ TRANSIT didn’t have a system known as positive train control which might have prevented Thursday’s deadly train accident in Hoboken, New Jersey.
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.
NJ TRANSIT Threatens Rail Shutdown As Positive Train Control Deadline NearsStopping NJ TRANSIT would be paralyzing for thousands of commuters.
Amtrak CEO Vows To Put Safety Technology Into Operation Following Deadly DerailmentAn emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation.
NTSB: Amtrak Train Accelerated 30 MPH Within About 1 Minute Before WreckAnother body was pulled from the wreckage Thursday morning, bringing the death toll to eight, officials said.