Amtrak officials want boost the rider capacity and the speed of their Acela Express train service.
Amtrak wants to improve the dismal experience for passengers hoping to hop online while they’re riding the rails.
“We call it a precinct plan because it goes beyond the immediate station itself,” an Amtrak official said.
A winter storm headed toward the East Coast has Amtrak trimming schedules for its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains.
Amtrak is warning riders to be ready for some canceled trains ahead of this storm.
Speaking to a crowd at 30th Street Station, Biden was effusive in his praise of the “Cities Sprinter” high-tech locomotive, the first to be added to the passenger rail fleet in more than 25 years.
Passengers who bought a ticket but chose not to travel due to this service disruption can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel.
Amtrak tallied a record 31.6 million passengers during its fiscal year that just ended on September 30th.
Amtrak is now in the midst of full-scale testing of new locomotives that will be put into service along the Northeast Corridor this fall.
Casey says Amtrak ridership is up, so it would be a mistake for funding from Congress to go down.
Authorities were called into action after an explosion on a bridge over the Amtrak train tracks early Friday evening in the Brewerytown neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Amtrak is going to break the speed limit this week in the Northeast Corridor.
SEPTA headquarters was the location of a public scoping open house and hearing Monday evening on a future plan for a 220-mile an hour speed train along the Northeast Corridor.
Amtrak released its 30-year vision several weeks back and later today the Federal Railroad Administration will engage in some give-and-take over what it might mean here.
This plan merges years of work on improving existing service with a bold vision for the next four decades that could include an airport stop and a tunnel in Philadelphia.