The 7th annual National Train Day took place Saturday with more than 300 events in all 50 states, including festivities at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station.
“We call it a precinct plan because it goes beyond the immediate station itself,” an Amtrak official said.
Amtrak officials are getting ready to launch a six-month experiment to see whether pets should be allowed aboard the passenger trains.
Although the problem was south of Wilmington, trains to New York City and Boston saw the worst delays, the 5:15 a.m. to Boston didn’t leave 30th Street Station until close to 9 a.m.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in Delaware Tuesday morning.
Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.
Meryl Levitz, president and CEO of Visit Philadelphia, says the region is being featured in a special, 43-page section of the March-April issue of Amtrak’s on-board magazine.
A man being pursued by Amtrak Police on the tracks near 30th Street Station allegedly jumped in the Schuylkill River to escape.
With another winter storm in the works, all eyes are on the roads, mass transit and the public utilities.
A winter storm headed toward the East Coast has Amtrak trimming schedules for its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains.
This latest storm, in the long line of them this winter, is affecting how people are getting around.
Amtrak will operate a modified schedule on Thursday due to the winter storm moving up the East Coast.
Amtrak is warning riders to be ready for some canceled trains ahead of this storm.
Amtrak will suspend some services Wednesday due to the latest winter storm forecast for the Northeast, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Transportation delays linger after Wednesday’s winter storm that dumped up to a full half inch of ice on portions of the region and left hundreds of thousands without heat and electricity.