Behind the scenes and into the past at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station

By Jason Laughlin, The Philadelphia Inquirer; July 12, 2019 Philadelphia’s train station, recently renamed the William H. Gray III 30th…

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New Jersey: Will the Atlantic City Rail Line ever see improvements?

By COLT SHAW, Staff Writer, The Press of Atlantic City; June 29, 2019 ATLANTIC CITY — Kathleen Jurimas takes the 5:47…

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Pennsylvania: Amtrak is suing SEPTA to raise its yearly rent from $1.00 to $1.5 million

By Jason Laughlin, The Philadelphia Inquirer; June 26, 2019 SEPTA has paid Amtrak a dollar a year for the last…

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Amtrak Bullying Now Targets SEPTA

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 18, 2019 WATCHING WASHINGTON, JUNE 2019 – Here…

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer wants ‘top-to-bottom review’ of Chinese train maker CRRC that won design contest for New York City subway cars

By The Associated Press, South China Morning Post; May 20, 2019 The US Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the…

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30th Street Station’s interior is now historically preserved — only the fourth indoor space in Philadelphia

By Caitlin McCabe, Philly.com; April 22, 2019 A little more than a decade ago, when the National Trust for Historic…

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Investigation: Can you bring a stuffed giraffe on public transit?

By Brian Hickey, Staff, PhillyVoice; April 1, 2019 Say you’re into taxidermy and fate would write a script in which…

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What happened to those feasibility studies for additional passenger rail in Pennsylvania?

By Ryan Deto, Pittsburgh City Paper; March 19, 2019 Pennsylvanians want more trains. The Amtrak Pennsylvanian line runs only once…

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania challenges Norfolk Southern’s plans to add new route for double-stacked rail cars

By Ed Blazina, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; February 21, 2019 Pittsburgh is intervening to challenge Norfolk Southern’s plans to alter three North…

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Port Authority bills Norfolk Southern $3 million and questions safety of double-stacked rail cars

By Ed Blazina, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; February 5, 2019 Port Authority has joined North Side residents, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation…

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Opinion: Amtrak forgot trains aren’t planes

By Salena Zito, Washington Examiner; January 18, 2019 PITTSBURGH — For nearly a quarter of a century Amtrak’s Capitol Limited…

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Man Electrocuted In Port Richmond, Pennsylvania Allegedly Trying To Steal Copper Wiring, Police Say

From CBS Philly 3; December 30, 2018 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A man was electrocuted after allegedly trying to steal copper…

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Norfolk Southern sues Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania over costs of 2016 landslides

By Bob Bauder, Trib Live; December 20, 2018 Norfolk Southern Railroad sued Pittsburgh, seeking more than $1.1 million in damages…

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California: Amtrak, union have deal on relocation or separation of Riverside workers

By Jack Katzanek, Daily Bulletin; December 21, 2018 Amtrak has reached an agreement with the union representing 500 of its…

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Trial date set for engineer in 2015 Amtrak Northeast Corridor derailment

The Amtrak engineer charged with the deaths of eight people in a 2015 derailment in Philadelphia is scheduled to face…

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Philadelphia: Oh no! 30th Street Station’s famous flipping sign is coming down soon

By Michaela Winberg, Billypenn.com; November 29, 2018 More than two years after news broke that Amtrak would replace the iconic…

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Amtrak shortlists development teams for 30th Street Station revamp

By Jacob Adelman, Philly.com; November 20, 2018 Philadelphia-based Brandywine Realty Trust and Meridiam of France are among the developers on…

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Runaway tanker rail car rumbles through Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley

By Tim Darragh, Reporter, The Morning Call; November 19, 2018 Here’s a math question for scholars: If a 74-ton rail…

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Amtrak to close Riverside, California call center, eliminating 550 jobs

By Jack Katzanek, The Press-Enterprise; November 14, 2018 Amtrak said Wednesday it will close its Riverside reservation center in January,…

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Amtrak video goes behind scenes of Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station restoration

By Michael Tanenbaum, Staff, Philly Voice; November 9, 2018 Anyone who’s spent much time in or around 30th Street Station…

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Pennsylvania: DL&S looks to expand beyond excursions to full passenger service to New York City

By Peter Becker, Managing Editor, The News Eagle; October 24, 2018 ALONG THE RAILS – A plan to restore a…

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Prosecutors, defense say NTSB is withholding crucial information in Amtrak Northeast Corridor Train Number 188 case

By Kristen Johanson, KYW Newsradio 1060; August 22, 2018 PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The case against the engineer of the…

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Task force looks to return rail service to Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

By Evan Brandt, The Mercury; August 10, 2018 PHOENIXVILLE >> Five days after Chester County released a transportation study that…

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Façade work refreshes Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station as Amtrak shops its commercial-district plan

By Jim Saksa, WHYY, Philadelphia Business Journal; August 8, 2018 When Pennsylvania Railroad moved its headquarters from Broad Street to…

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