Millennials make Amtrak nix overly cozy dining cars on Penn Station trains

By Jackie Salo, New York Post; September 22, 2019 Amtrak’s traditional dining cars are screeching to a halt on these…

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Amtrak Set to Complete Summer Infrastructure Renewal Program at New York Penn Station On Schedule, Within Budget and Safely

A press release from Amtrak; August 30, 2019: Scheduled operations resume as of Tuesday, Sept.3 NEW YORK – Amtrak engineering…

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Amtrak Offers Acela Nonstop Service between Washington, D.C. and New York City

A press release from Amtrak; July 25, 2019: WASHINGTON – Amtrak today announced the launch of Acela Nonstop, a new…

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Amtrak: New York Penn Station infrastructure upgrades to be completed by Labor Day

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; July 24, 2019 Amtrak is on track to complete, by the end of this summer,…

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‘Loud boom’ at New York Penn Station was electrical issue, not gunshots, New Jersey Transit says

By Joshua Jongsma, North Jersey Record; July 11, 2019 The good news for commuters at Penn Station Thursday evening, the…

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New York Penn Station’s upgrade continues with entrance transformation

By Joan Gralla, Newsday; June 16, 2019 The transformation of Penn Station advances Monday when, officials said, work starts on…

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New Jersey: It won’t be a summer of hell, commuters. It’ll just be annoying. And it starts Monday.

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; June 15, 2019 We won’t call it the “Summer of Hell.” That was supposed to happen…

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When the Old Penn Station Was Demolished, New York Lost Its Faith

By Michael Kimmelman, The New York Times; April 24, 2019 There was a time when New York City had the…

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I spent 23 hours on an Amtrak train from Orlando to New York — and it was a roller-coaster experience with extreme highs and lows

By Áine Cain, Business Insider; April 1, 2019 I’m no Amtrak novice. I’ve taken the train between Williamsburg, Virginia, where…

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More space, accessibility part of $600 million New York Penn Station makeover for Long Island Rail Road passengers

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; March 15, 2019 Long Island Rail Road commuters are closer to a brighter, more spacious…

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At Last, New York City’s New Treasure, Hudson Yards, Is Set To Open

By Kristine Johnson, CBS New York 2; March 11, 2019 NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Hudson Yards is the largest and…

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8 Remnants of Current New York Penn Station That Will Disappear Soon

By Michelle Young, Untapped Cities; March 12, 2019 As fans of Untapped Cities know (especially those that have taken our…

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New York City Gateway Tunnel Gets Dose of Cold Water From Washington

By Elise Young and Henry Goldman, Bloomberg; February 20, 2019 The federal spending bill signed last week by President Donald…

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New Jersey commuters crammed into New York Penn Station’s ‘pit’ will get some relief from $6.5M project

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; February 13, 2019 New Jersey commuters used to being jammed into a waiting area they’ve nicknamed…

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Video: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Talks New York Penn Station Improvements

From CBS New York 2; February 13, 2019 New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says NJ TRANSIT has settled its debt…

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New Jersey Republicans urge Congress to examine Amtrak operations

By Staff, NJBIZ.com; January 25, 2019 The New Jersey Assembly transportation committee approved a resolution Thursday urging Congress to examine…

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Inside Amtrak’s Fancy New Acela Loungs in New York City

By Meredith Carey, Conde Nast Traveler; January 23, 2019 Even Traveler‘s most avid Amtrak users didn’t know there was a…

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New York: Amtrak trains could serve Long Island

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; January 22, 2019 Albany Some Metro-North commuter trains serving the New Haven line could arrive…

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New York Penn Station Access Project gets greenlight, will open West Side to Westchester commuters for first time

By Thomas C. Zambito, Rockland/Westchester Journal News, lohud.com; January 22, 2019 Metro-North and Amtrak have overcome their public disagreements over…

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New York Senator Charles Schumer: Amtrak needs to be ‘flexible’ in talks with MTA to make West Side access plan a reality

By Christopher J. Eberhart, Rockland/Westchester Journal News, lohud.com; January 18, 2019 U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer pushed Amtrak to “be more flexible”…

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State counterterrorism panel calls for enhanced security at New York City’s Penn Station

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 16, 2019 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a state advisory panel’s recommendations…

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Construction starting today at New York Penn Station to affect Long Island Rail Road riders

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; January 7, 2019 LIRR riders could find their regular trains more crowded than usual, diverted…

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Hawk captured in New York Penn Station

From Fox 5 New York; December 24, 2018 NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) – Among the Christmas getaway rush on…

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New York City: Amtrak derails Metro-North progress; MOU still not inked

By Alex Mitchell, Bronx Times; December 15, 2018 “Don’t be a scrooge, Amtrak” said our Santa-hat wearing Borough President Ruben…

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Massachusetts: Berkshire Flyer pilot rail service funded for 2020; passenger rail on Housatonic line remains a question mark

By Terry Cowgill, The Berkshire Edge; October 30, 2018 Pittsfield —The train hasn’t left the station — yet. But the…

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