Amtrak

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
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.
(Photo by Fred Blocher/Kansas City Star/MCT/Sipa USA)
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
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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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A New Jersey Transit train arrives at Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
November 02, 2018 - 9:31 am
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Passengers step off of an Amtrak train.
(Photo by Fred Blocher/Kansas City Star/MCT/Sipa USA)
August 31, 2018 - 4:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amtrak train service that had been diverted to Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal over the summer will return to New York Penn Station after the holiday weekend. Amtrak announced that summer infrastructure renewal work at Penn Station has been completed, allowing scheduled...
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Passengers step off of an Amtrak train.
(Photo by Fred Blocher/Kansas City Star/MCT/Sipa USA)
April 11, 2018 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Some major changes are coming to Amtrak this summer to allow for major repair work. One of the biggest changes will have some trains leaving from Grand Central instead of Penn Station. Amtrak says they're making $50 million worth of repairs this summer forcing changes on...
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Passengers step off of an Amtrak train.
(Photo by Fred Blocher/Kansas City Star/MCT/Sipa USA)
March 16, 2018 - 1:28 pm
President Donald Trump has put the breaks on what is all but a done deal. Gateway Development Chair Steve Cohen said the project is on track with local funding. The federal portion awaits, but he said this can't wait.
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