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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

(A tractor-trailer delivers new rails and concrete cross-ties near the scene of Tuesday night's Amtrak train derailment.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

As NTSB Investigation Deepens, Works Begins to Reopen Northeast Corridor

Nearly all of the Amtrak cars that derailed Tuesday night near Frankford Junction have been transported to an undisclosed location for inspection by federal investigators.

05/14/2015

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Would Seat Belts Have Made A Difference In Amtrak Tragedy?

One question that many people are asking after Tuesday’s tragedy: why don’t people wear seat belts on trains?

05/14/2015

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Train Derailment Still Affecting Mass Transit

Amtrak service is still impacted because of Tuesday’s train derailment.

05/14/2015

Chopper 3 over the scene of the accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. (credit: CBS3)

Pa. Turnpike Reopens After Accident In Montgomery County

The accident was reported Wednesday between Fort Washington and Virginia Dr.

05/13/2015

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Drexel U. Expert: Track Condition Likely Not a Factor in Deadly Crash

“The energy intensity of this — I mean, trains jackknifed — something incredible, almost like a big bang, occurred there,” notes Dr. Joseph Martin, a professor of civil engineering at Drexel University.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/13/2015

(Allie, right, contracted with Michael to drive seven people in his SUV to Trenton.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

One Day After Derailment, Others Forced to Improvise Travel Plans to NYC

Some travelers just outside 30th Street Station got creative, and some strangers became friends.

05/13/2015

(A Red Cross volunteer at 30th Street station provides emotional support for victims of the Amtrak crash.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

At 30th Street Station, Red Cross Provides Counseling and Support For Survivors

More than a dozen Red Cross volunteers were on hand to help frazzled survivors of the train wreck as they trickled in last night and this morning.

05/13/2015

(Jim Kenney, at right, campaigns near City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

After Amtrak Derailment, Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Alter Campaigning Plans

Several candidates were canceling appearances out of respect for those killed and injured in the train derailment.

05/13/2015

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Philadelphia Train Derailment Impacting Travel For Morning Commute

The train derailment in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond neighborhood is impacting travel for the Wednesday morning commute.

05/13/2015

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I-676 NB Reopen Following Earlier Tractor-Trailer Accident

The road reopened just before 5 p.m. Tuesday evening.

05/12/2015

(A TSA rep talks to a potential applicant at a PHL airport job fair held at Temple University.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

PHL Airport Holds a Job Fair at Temple University

Hundreds of job seekers descended on Temple University this morning for a one-day job fair conducted by Philadelphia International Airport.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015