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Kimberly Dole
July 25, 2019 - 1:25 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Amtrak announced the launch of Acela Nonstop allowing travelers to opt for a shorter travel time between New York City and Washington, D.C. Direct service between the two cities will begin Monday, Sept. 23, and tickets are already available. “The new Acela Nonstop service...
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July 22, 2019 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Passengers traveling between New York and New Jersey have experienced rail delays of five hours or more about 17 times per year in recent years. That’s the conclusion of a review conducted on behalf of New Jersey Transit and Amtrak. The study’s findings were released Monday...
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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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MCT
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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