March 28, 2019 - 9:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An Amtrak employee shot himself after shooting his supervisor at the Sunnyside Yard facility in Queens on Thursday. The gunman shot several rounds, hitting the victim in the leg. The suspect fled the Amtrak facility in his black SUV to a Rite Aid parking lot about 10 blocks...
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March 23, 2019 - 7:21 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An Amtrak worker train has derailed just outside of Penn Station according to NJ Transit. NJT says that the train derailed due to a mechanical issue with the Amtrak train. There are no immediate injuries reported from the incident. NJ Transit tweeted that an Amtrak train...
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New Jersey's Portal Bridge
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March 15, 2019 - 11:13 am
New Jersey Decmoratic Senator Bob Menendez is announcing the implementation of new restrictions on Amtrak’s Portal Bridge.
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Peter King
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March 11, 2019 - 10:41 am
Two local congressman have been thinking about worst case scenarios.
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A New Jersey Transit train arrives at Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour
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February 13, 2019 - 5:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New Jersey Transit paid $182 million to Amtrak to make good on missed payments for use of the Northeast Corridor line, state officials said Wednesday. NJ Transit Executive Director Kevin Corbett and Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy announced the settlement Wednesday at New York's Penn...
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Amtrak train
February 07, 2019 - 1:21 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Lawmakers in Trenton have advanced legislation to accelerate progress on a new, $13 billion rail tunnel between New Jersey and New York, in hopes of breaking a funding impasse with the federal government. The bill advanced out of state senate committee Thursday forms a bistate...
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Passengers step off of an Amtrak train.
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January 11, 2019 - 5:24 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Amtrak trains are back on track between New York and Connecticut after a downed power wire disrupted rail service in the Northeast for several hours. Amtrak officials say an overhead wire that powers the trains came down Friday morning near Pelham Bay in the Bronx. It was...
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LIRR Long Island Rail Road
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January 07, 2019 - 7:09 am
LIRR riders who survived the “summer of hell” are now facing a winter of discontent.
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Amtrak Acela
Adam Warner
November 26, 2018 - 9:00 am
An Amtrak Acela trip that normally takes about six hours took double that after a Boston-bound train broke down in Queens Sunday.
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This photo provided by Chuck Reeves shows the end of a New York City-bound Amtrak train car after it was separated from another, outside of Ravena, about 25 miles south of Albany-Rensselaer station in Albany, N.Y., Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. The train experienced what Amtrak called a "mechanical issue" just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Amtrak said another engine was being dispatched to transfer passengers from the disabled train. (Chuck Reeves via AP)
November 22, 2018 - 12:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City-bound Amtrak train became disabled on the night before Thanksgiving, one of the busiest travel days of the year, when two of its cars separated. There were no reports of injuries. Train 68, called the Adirondack, was heading from Montreal, when the train experienced...
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