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PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 18:   The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Eight people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the train crash, carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York, on May 12, 2015 in north Philadelphia.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Riders Livid After Power Problems Again Cause Amtrak Delays

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Power problems caused delays for Amtrak trains running between Washington, D.C. and Boston and for commuter lines into New York City on Friday, leaving thousands of riders livid and transit officials […]

07/25/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 18:   The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Eight people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the train crash, carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York, on May 12, 2015 in north Philadelphia.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Gov’t To Require Cameras In Train Cabs After Amtrak Crash

The Obama administration says it’s drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.

07/08/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger train carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York that derailed late last night May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least five people were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gov’t To Require Cameras In Train Cabs After Amtrak Crash

The Obama administration says it’s drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.

07/08/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger train carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York that derailed late last night May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least five people were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Family Of Businessman Killed In Train Crash Sues Amtrak

The family of a Maryland man killed in a deadly train derailment says Amtrak is to blame and now they’ve filed a lawsuit. Bob Gildersleeve was one of eight people killed when the commuter train that had passed through Baltimore flew off the tracks near Philadelphia.

06/29/2015

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Man Charged With Domestic Assault Aboard Amtrak Train

Police say an Ohio man was arrested for an alleged domestic assault that occurred aboard an Amtrak train in western Maryland.

06/28/2015

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Man Charged With Domestic Assault Aboard Amtrak Train

Police say an Ohio man was arrested for an alleged domestic assault that occurred aboard an Amtrak train in western Maryland.

06/28/2015

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MARC Trains Could Go To Delaware

Delaware and Maryland transit officials are discussing the possibility of extending MARC, Maryland’s commuter rail line, as far north as Wilmington.

06/23/2015

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New Technology Could Have Prevented Fatal Amtrak Derailment

A critical safety device could have prevented the devastating Amtrak crash last month that killed three people with Maryland ties. WJZ has learned Amtrak spent the day testing it in our area.

06/15/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 18:   The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Eight people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the train crash, carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York, on May 12, 2015 in north Philadelphia.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

House GOP Measure Would Cut Amtrak By $242M

Legislation that would cut Amtrak’s budget by $242 million was working its way through the House, though there’s new funding for video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record train engineers to help investigators get to the bottom of crashes such as last month’s deadly derailment in Philadelphia.

06/09/2015

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Romantic Getaway Guide To Montreal

No other city in North America reminds visitors of Paris and European culture than Montreal, less than an hour drive from the U.S.-Canadian border.

06/03/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  In this handout image supplied by NTSB, NTSB Recorder Specialist Cassandra Johnson (2nd R) works with officials on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Service has been interrupted after Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia last night, killing at least seven people and injured more than 200. (Photo by NTSBgov via Getty Images)

Amtrak To Add Inward-Facing Cameras After Derailment Kills 8

Amtrak will install inward-facing cameras on trains in order to improve safety following a deadly derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.

05/26/2015

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Man Who Tried To Jump From Moving Train Halts Train Service

Amtrak officials say train service was halted for more than a half hour after a passenger attempted to jump from a moving train in Anne Arundel County.

05/23/2015

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