Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Quickly Fund Wider Train Safety Programs

Casey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.

05/21/2015

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Patco Will Apply For Federal Funds To Get Dormant Franklin Square PATCO Station Reopened

The DRPA’s latest study suggests that reopening the station under Franklin Square, near 6th and Race Streets, wouldn’t increase ridership all that much but would enhance the area’s economy.

05/21/2015

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TRAFFIC: Truck Fire Causing Problems On Pa. Turnpike WB Near Downingtown

All lanes of the westbound Pa. Turnpike near mile marker 316 approaching Downingtown are blocked due to a truck fire.

05/21/2015

The view of Townsend's Inlet Bridge from Chopper 3 on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (credit: CBS 3)

Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Will Not Be Open Memorial Day Weekend

The bridge that connects Sea Isle City and Avalon will remain closed for Memorial Day Weekend, according to officials.

05/20/2015

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NTSB Continues Amtrak Derailment Probe, Diluting Some Theories and Rumors

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board continue looking at several possible factors, including signals, cell phone records, work records, and more.

05/20/2015

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SEPTA Trains Resume Making All Trenton Line Stops

Philadelphia-area commuter trains are once again making all stops on the Trenton Line that was disrupted last week by a deadly Amtrak train derailment.

05/19/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Focus On 18 Year Old Lawsuit Cap After Joint Federal Lawsuits Filed In Amtrak Derailment

A law set in place nearly 20 years ago capped how much victims could sue for in any single passenger rail incident.

05/19/2015

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Tractor Trailer Accident On New Jersey Turnpike Closes Northbound Lanes

The crash involving 2-tractor trailers, a bus and a car happened around 4am between exits 1 and 2 on the NJTP.

05/19/2015

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First Lawsuits Filed Against Amtrak In Deadly Crash

Attorney Bob Mongeluzzi puts the blame on the man at the helm of Amtrak 188 and on the railroad company itself.

05/18/2015

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Philadelphia Singers’ Leader Will Conduct Farewell Concert Despite Amtrak Injuries

The final, farewell concert of the Philadelphia Singers is tomorrow evening, as the group shuts down operations after more than 40 years of performing. Their leader, David Hayes, was aboard the train that derailed.

05/15/2015

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Philadelphia Emergency Responders Recall Frenzy of Amtrak Crash Night

“Controlled chaos would be an understatement,” said police inspector Mike McCarrick, who runs the police department’s East Division, where the derailment occurred.

05/15/2015

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Mass Transit Still Impacted By Train Derailment

Tuesday’s deadly Amtrak train derailment is still affecting mass transit throughout the region.

05/15/2015

Rescuers work around derailed carriages of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 13, 2015. Rescuers on May 13 combed through the mangled wreckage of a derailed train in Philadelphia after an accident that left at least six dead, as the difficult search for possible survivors continued. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Service On New Jersey Transit’s Atlantic City Rail Line Scheduled To Resume Between Philadelphia, Cherry Hill

Service had been suspended after Tuesday night’s fatal crash of an Amtrak train in northeast Philadelphia.

05/14/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

In Aftermath of Deadly Derailment, Officials Work To Clarify Legal Jurisdictions

Philadelphia DA Seth Williams says once the initial probe is complete, they’ll determine whether criminal charges should be filed and who will prosecute.

05/14/2015

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Amtrak Predicts Full Resumption of NE Corridor Service By Tuesday

Passengers along Amtrak’s northeast corridor will have to figure out other ways to get to their destination for a few more days.

05/14/2015