$117 Billion Improvement Plan Announced For Northeast CorridorIt includes 150 projects along the Northeast Corridor, like the Portal Bridge in New Jersey, replacing aging rails and connecting different areas.
New Restrictions On When Troubled Portal Bridge Can Open And Close Take EffectThe new rules now in effect limit the times when the 108-year-old Portal Bridge can open. The hope is that will reduce the number of disruptions on northeast corridor train traffic.
SEE IT: Door Wide Open On Moving NJ TRANSIT Train En Route To New YorkA rail rider in New Jersey managed to shoot video that shows a door wide open on a moving NJ TRANSIT train.
Federal Railroad Administration Presents Plan To Rebuild The Northeast CorridorThe Federal Railroad Administration plan, unveiled Friday, aims to cut delays and increase capacity by upgrading bridges and tunnels and realigning tracks to eliminate curves.
Suspicious Device Found On Train Tracks In ElizabethA suspicious device was found on the Northeast Corridor train tracks in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Sunday night.
Biden Announces New Funding For Amtrak Northeast CorridorFederal officials are announcing new funding for Amtrak's passenger rail system and stressing the need for continued investment in America's transportation infrastructure.
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.