U.S., Massachusetts: Federal Help Unlikely for $2.4 Billion to $4.6 Billion East-West Rail

By State House News Service, Banker & Tradesman; October 1, 2020 A passenger rail expansion to western Massachusetts could attract…

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What’s going on with Amtrak? Few passengers killed on trains, but high-profile crashes spark concerns

By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY; February 6, 2018 A spate of fatal Amtrak accidents in recent months is focusing renewed…

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Safety took a back seat at Amtrak, feds say. Then workers died

By Jason Laughlin, Staff Writer, Philly.com; November 14, 2017 WASHINGTON — Federal investigators found one safety violation, then another, and…

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Amtrak workers and engineer killed in 2016 Pennsylvania crash had all used drugs, including opioids and cocaine

By Ashley Halsey III, The Washington Post; October 10, 2017 Two Amtrak maintenance workers were using opioids or cocaine when…

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