Amtrak Pittsburgh-to-New York train to add baggage car for bikes

By Joe Napsha, TribLive.com; Octobrer 14, 2019 Bicyclists can place their bike on a baggage car at select stations when…

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Take a peek at Amtrak’s posh new Acela cars

By Jason Laughlin, The Philadelphia Inquirer; August 28, 2019 Amtrak’s high speed passenger service, Acela, expects to receive its second…

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Advocates continue pushing for more passenger rail service from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the east

By Ed Blazina, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; August 26, 2019 After more than 10 years of discussing, studying and lobbying about more…

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Canadian National and CSX Announce New Intermodal Service Offering

A press release from Canadian National Railway; August 8, 2019: MONTREAL, Aug. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CN (TSX: CNR)…

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Going cheap can cost you on Amtrak: Getting There

By Jim Cameron, The Middletown Press; August 4, 2019 It was the railroad trip from hell: the hottest day of…

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This Tiny Boston Tunnel Is the Missing Piece to Finally Connect the Entire East Coast

By Kastalia Medrano, Thrillist; July 22, 2019 If you look at the 457 miles of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor (NEC) rail…

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‘The law recognizes we’re all human’: Charges dismissed against Brandon Bostian, engineer in deadly Philly Amtrak derailment

By Jason Laughlin, The Philadelphia Inquirer; July 23, 2019 For the second time, a judge has dismissed a host of…

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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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New details for new Virginia service: Amtrak will begin additional service to Hampton Roads in March

By Staff, Williamsburg Yorktown Daily; January 21, 2019 Amtrak will debut a second train service in Hampton Roads on March…

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Amtrak adds a second daily roundtrip train to Norfolk, Virginia

By Staff, WVEC 13 ABC News Now; January 18, 2019 WASHINGTON — Amtrak is increasing its daily service between Norfolk,…

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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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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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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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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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