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Flights, trains canceled as big winter storm hit the Northeast on Wednesday

Hoping to get ahead of the storm, airlines have already begun to cancel flights and issue fee waivers to travelers. Amtrak also is suspending some service Wednesday.

Nor'easter Grounds Flights, Halts Trains Along East Coast

2 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

Airlines canceled thousands of flights, mostly in the Northeast, and Amtrak suspended service along the Northeast Corridor, from Washington to Boston.

Student, senior and disabled travelers can save 15% on selected Amtrak routes in California

Amtrak rolled out 15% student, senior and disabled passenger ticket discounts for trains serving Southern and Northern California as well as the Central Valley. The rail service’s California Everyday Discounts program is designed to provide a break on prices for short-distance travel in the Golden...

Truck was on tracks despite gates when struck by Amtrak train: U.S. report

A garbage truck was on the tracks despite lowered safety gates when it was struck by a train carrying Republican lawmakers in a fatal crash last month in rural Virginia, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday. Show More Summary

NTSB releases preliminary report on crash between Amtrak train carrying GOP leaders and trash truck

The driver of a trash truck appears to have maneuvered around rail crossing safety gates and onto the tracks, putting him and his two passengers into the path of an Amtrak train, federal safety officials said Wednesday.

Amtrak Will Suspend Some Service if Safety System Not Ready This Year, CEO Says

Amtrak will stop running trains on some U.S. tracks if they don't have satellite-based train-control systems operating by the end of this year, CEO Richard Anderson told a congressional committee Thursday morning.

Disneyland teams with Amtrak for new ticket discounts

By Robert Niles: Now Disneyland visitors can get a discount on Disney theme park experience typically associated with the Tokyo and Paris resorts ? taking the train to the parks. Amtrak is offering free kids' tickets to Anaheim on its Pacific Surfliner as part of a promotion with the Disneyland Resort. Show More Summary

Another Preventable Train Derailment

Penny-Pinching on Positive Train Control  Amtrak trains have been involved in four deaths since December 2017, including the most recent tragedy in South Carolina that killed two crew members and injured more than 100 passengers. The...Show More Summary

Wife of Amtrak conductor killed in collision files lawsuit

last monthNews : NY Daily News

The Amtrak conductor killed in Sunday's train collision "was forced to endure the horrendous fear of his pending demise."

MD: Amtrak Train Breaks Apart in Maryland

Amtrak is investigating after two train cars broke apart early Monday morning in Maryland due to a "mechanical issue," an official said.

Amtrak train plows into person walking along tracks in the Bronx

last monthNews : NY Daily News

A high-speed Amtrak struck a person walking along the tracks in the Bronx Wednesday, police said.

Tragic South Carolina Train Wreck — How Preventable Was It?

Reports are developing that the recent and tragic crash of an AmTrak train, running on CSX rails, might have been avoided if a safety feature called a “positive train control” (PTC) had been employed at the time. This is technology what one of our firm’s partners wrote about on May 14, 2015 and a safety... Show More Summary

Border Agents Make Amtrak Riders Prove They’re Citizens

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Corey El was on an Amtrak train from Penn Station to Niagara Falls last Thursday when he says a Border Patrol officer approached his seat. “He asked me, ‘Are you an American citizen?’” he said. “I scoffed at him and said, ‘Yeah.’” El quickly got out his phone and took a video of U.S. Show More Summary

JUST IN=> Amtrak Train Bound for Penn Station BREAKS APART (PHOTO)

According to the New York Post, an Amtrak train bound for Penn Station broke apart traveling 125 mph on Tuesday.  Photo credit: New York Post New York Post reports: A high-speed Amtrak train bound for Penn Station broke apart as it was cruising through Maryland on Tuesday, sources told The Post. Show More Summary

Cars separate on moving Amtrak train

last monthNews : USAToday: News

After two fatal crashes, Amtrak had its third incident within a week when two cars separated on a train traveling at 125 mph.        

What's going on with Amtrak? Few passengers killed on trains, but high-profile crashes spark concerns

last monthNews : USAToday: News

A number of fatal Amtrak accidents in recent months is focusing renewed attention on the passenger railroad and its safety record.        

Jesus Take The Wheel: Amtrak Train Breaks Into Pieces At 125 MPH From New York To D.C.

Image via Alex Wong/Getty Images Amtrak Disintegrates While Traveling 125 MPH It’s been an ugly 2018 for Amtrak and its passengers. According to DailyMail, one of the carriers engines suddenly shredded into pieces while traveling 125 MPH from New

Amtrak Acela train cars separate in Maryland during trip en route to New York's Penn Station

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The incident follows a spate of fatal accidents involving Amtrak trains in recent months.        

Amtrak Train Breaks Apart At 125 mph

Amtrak just can’t catch a break as the agency is once again making the news for all the wrong reasons. This time it comes from a train that was headed to New York’s Penn Station from Washington D.C. when it broke apart as it was going 125 mph. Danielle Furfaro of the New York Post […]

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