Decision Whether To Reinstate Charges Against Amtrak Engineer Delayed Until FebruaryIn September, reckless endangerment and involuntary manslaughter charges were dismissed against Brandon Bostian, but an appeal was later filed by the state’s attorney general.
Philadelphia Court To Hear Appeal On Dismissed Charges Of Amtrak EngineerAbout a month after a Philadelphia judge dismissed all criminal charges against Bostian for lack of evidence, the state's attorney general filed an appeal.
Washington Mayor Voiced Concerns About New Amtrak Line Earlier This MonthAmtrak train 501 was making its inaugural run along a faster new route when it left the tracks south of Seattle.
Officials: Train Speeding 50 MPH Over Limit Before Deadly DerailmentFederal officials confirmed an Amtrak train was hurtling 50 mph over the speed limit when it careened off an overpass south of Seattle, spilling cars onto the highway below and killing at least three people.
Amtrak Derailment In Washington State Raising The Issue Of Positive Train ControlAmtrak has said the rails where the deadly Washington crash occurred did not have PTC activated.
NTSB: Amtrak's Lax Safety Culture Led To Deadly CrashAmtrak's safety culture suffered major lapses, federal investigators said.
NTSB: Engineer In Deadly Chester Amtrak Crash Had Marijuana In SystemThe National Transportation Safety Board says the engineer involved in a deadly Amtrak crash in Chester last year had marijuana in his system.
Pa. Attorney General To Appeal Judge's Ruling Dropping Criminal Charges Against Amtrak Engineer Involved In Deadly CrashLast month, Judge Thomas Gehret dropped criminal charges against Brandon Bostian following a preliminary hearing.
Amtrak Unveils Next-Generation Train Sets To Replace Acela Express Current TrainsAmtrak unveils the outside look of the new high-speed trains scheduled to operate on the Northeast corridor in 2021.
Judge Dismisses Case Against Amtrak Engineer Involved In Deadly CrashThe 34-year-old train engineer was facing involuntary manslaughter, causing or risking a catastrophe and reckless endangerment charges.
SEPTA's Trenton Regional Rail Line Suspended After Person Hit By TrainThe incident occurred near the Holmesburg Junction Station.
Amtrak Resumes Service Between DC And Philly After Fatal IncidentAmtrak says there's been a fatal incident involving two people who were struck while on the train tracks in Washington.