Philly Chef Severely Injured In Amtrak Derailment Set To Open First New York RestaurantPhiladelphia's High Street Hospitality Group is getting ready to open their first New York restaurant. Among the owners is chef Eli Kulp, who was critically injured in the Amtrak derailment in May.
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.
SEPTA Shows Off Its 'Postive Control' Trains As Federal Compliance Deadline NearsToday, Septa officials demonstrated that system for area congressmen. The federal deadline is December 31st.
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.
Reading Terminal Market Throws Thank-You Breakfast for Phila. First RespondersThe Reading Terminal Market is more than seven miles from the scene of last month's disastrous Amtrak train derailment, but that didn't keep merchants at the market from admiring the quick response of police and firefighters.
Lawyers Representing Amtrak Derailment Victims Still Have Many QuestionsAn attorney representing Amtrak derailment victims says word that the train engineer wasn't talking, texting, or using data on his cell phone leading up to the crash raises more questions.
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.
Lawmakers Grill Amtrak and Federal Officials About Philadelphia Derailment Safety IssuesAs so often happens with these hearings, there has been less revelation about the accident than about where committee members stand on various issues.
Amtrak Adding In-Cab Cameras Facing Train EngineersAmtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers.
Four Remain Hospitalized Following Deadly Amtrak Derailment In PhiladelphiaOf those four people, two remain in critical condition.
Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Quickly Fund Wider Train Safety ProgramsCasey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.