Amtrak

Train Safety System Is Installed Along Northeast CorridorIt's new technology that could save lives on the rails. Facing a Congressional deadline, Amtrak has installed a system to automatically slow down a speeding train---but some say it's too little, too late.
Amtrak Threatens Shutdown If Congress Does't ActAmtrak is threatening to shut down a large part of its rail system in the next few weeks if Congress doesn't extend a deadline for certain safety measures.
Md. Railroads To Install Life-Saving Technology By End Of The YearFederal regulators say most railroads are not on track meet a deadline to install safety technology to prevent deadly crashes, such as the one in Philadelphia that killed three people who had ties to Maryland.
Riders Livid After Power Problems Again Cause Amtrak Delays
Gov't To Require Cameras In Train Cabs After Amtrak CrashThe Obama administration says it's drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.
Gov't To Require Cameras In Train Cabs After Amtrak CrashThe Obama administration says it's drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.
Family Of Businessman Killed In Train Crash Sues AmtrakThe 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.
Man Charged With Domestic Assault Aboard Amtrak TrainPolice say an Ohio man was arrested for an alleged domestic assault that occurred aboard an Amtrak train in western Maryland.
Man Charged With Domestic Assault Aboard Amtrak TrainPolice say an Ohio man was arrested for an alleged domestic assault that occurred aboard an Amtrak train in western Maryland.
MARC Trains Could Go To DelawareDelaware and Maryland transit officials are discussing the possibility of extending MARC, Maryland's commuter rail line, as far north as Wilmington.
New Technology Could Have Prevented Fatal Amtrak DerailmentA 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.
House GOP Measure Would Cut Amtrak By $242MLegislation 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.

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