Amtrak Now Charging Excess Baggage FeeStarting today, Amtrak is doing what the airlines have been doing for years by charging passengers excess baggage fees.
Man Struck By Train In Northeast PhillyA man is recovering after he was struck by an Amtrak train overnight in Northeast Philadelphia.
Train Kills Person On Tracks, Disrupting Service Near Philly SEPTA suspended service on the Wilmington-Newark Line and there are Amtrak delays after a train hit a person this morning.
Amtrak Adding Trains, Cars For Papal VisitAmtrak says it's adding trains and cars to help travelers get around during Pope Francis' U.S. visit next month.
Person Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In DelcoAmtrak officials say a train traveling from Washington, D.C. to New York came in contact with the victim on the tracks.
Amtrak Agrees to Court Consolidation of All Derailment Lawsuits in PhiladelphiaAmtrak officials have joined with the passengers who are suing them in asking that all lawsuits arising from the May derailment be consolidated in federal court in Philadelphia.
Delays And Suspensions On Regional Rail, Amtrak LinesSEPTA says some regional rail service was suspended Wednesday morning due to Amtrak power problems.
Sen. Casey Presses For Expanded Funding For AmtrakAt a press conference at 30th Street Station, Casey said last month's train disaster in Philadelphia underscored the need to make sure Amtrak has the proper funding to improve safety and infrastructure.
NTSB: Engineer Of Amtrak Train 188 Was Not Using Phone At Time Of DerailmentThe big question from the days after Amtrak 188's derailment to last week's Congressional hearing on the disaster was whether or not engineer Brandon Bostian was using his phone at the time of the crash.
SEPTA Says It Is Ahead Of The Train Overspeed Controversy In the wake of last month's fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, the federal government is recommending that commuter railroads, such as SEPTA, examine their speed controls where they have sharp curves.
Four Weeks After Deadly Amtrak Crash, Federal Railroad Administration Issues New Train Speed Recommendations For Commuter LinesThe Federal Railroad Administration recommendations include adjustments to Automatic Train a Control systems at curves, more speed warning signs along the rails for operators to see, and the possibility of a second crew member in the cabin.
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