SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Several cars of the New York City-bound Amtrak Crescent with 218 people aboard went off the tracks in South Carolina early Monday as bags flew and jolted passengers clung to each […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The two biggest players in the nation’s pursuit of high-speed rail say they’ll work together to search for trains that will operate at up to 220 miles per hour along both coasts of the United States.
NEW YORK (AP) – The death toll from superstorm Sandy is now at least 55 people along the Atlantic Coast. Meanwhile, communities are slowly recovering from the storm. In hard-hit New York City, hundreds of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak says it has canceled all Tuesday service in the Northeast due to high winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Sandy. The railroad said passenger service between Boston and Raleigh, N.C., […]
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) – An Amtrak passenger train has reached a speed of 110 mph for the first time in Illinois. The train reached the speed Friday morning in a modest milestone for President Barack […]
HANFORD, Calif. (AP) – An Amtrak official says the crossing gate was down when a big rig hit a passenger train at a Central Valley railroad crossing, derailing the train and injuring dozens of people. […]
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The family of a retired California man who disappeared from an Amtrak train somewhere between Denver and Chicago last week is searching for him in Nebraska. It’s not clear where 69-year-old […]