Amtrak Upgrades: High-Speed Proposals Could Affect 8 StatesProposals by the Federal Railroad Administration to upgrade the high-speed rail corridor through the Northeast have raised concerns, and some enthusiasm, from residents in the eight states containing the route of Amtrak's Acela Express from Boston to Washington.
Man in Custody After Armed Standoff Aboard Amtrak TrainAuthorities say a man involved in an armed standoff with police aboard an Amtrak train is in custody Saturday.
Amtrak Announces $2.45B Loan For Upgrades In Northeast CorridorA major announcement from Amtrak could change high-speed rail as we know it.
Amtrak: New Locomotives Have Cut Delays Nearly 25 PercentNew locomotives on Amtrak's most heavily traveled line three years ago has contributed to a reduction in engine-related delays.
Rail Infrastructure Crumbling Throughout USThe nation's rail infrastructure is outdated and, in some places, literally falling apart.
Amtrak Victims: Investigative Findings Hard to BelieveVictims of last year's deadly Amtrak derailment aren't buying the findings of federal investigators that the train's engineer likely lost his bearings because he was distracted by an incident with a nearby train.
NTSB: Amtrak Engineer 'Distracted' In Crash That Killed 8 In PhiladelphiaDeadly derailment. The NTSB details what likely caused an Amtrak to derail near Philadelphia last year, killing more than a dozen people.
Sources: NTSB To Cite 'Operator Error" In Deadly Amtrak Derailment In PhiladelphiaMultiple sources tell CBS News that the NTSB is expected to cite operator error as the cause of an Amtrak derailment that left eight dead in Philadelphia.
Oldest Amtrak Survivor Faces Life And Limits After CrashThe oldest survivor of last year's deadly Amtrak derailment is showing significant improvement after severe injuries had him contemplating suicide.
Passengers' Lives 'Still Derailed' 1 Year After Deadly CrashThere's more questions than answers a year after Philadelphia's devastating Amtrak derailment. Eight people were killed, including three with Maryland ties.
After Deadly Crash, Amtrak Must Retrain Workers on SafetyThe FRA is directing Amtrak to essentially retrain workers on basic safety.
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.

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