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MTA Conducting Sweeps On Light Rail To Catch Fare-Skippers

Thousands of dollars lost every year from people who ride the Light Rail without paying. Now the Maryland Transit Administration is cracking down.

06/09/2015

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Immediate Fix Recommended For D.C. Subway Components

Federal officials are recommending that Washington’s subway system immediately repair components that are designed to protect the electrified third rail from water and other contaminants.

06/08/2015

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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

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)

Senate Democrats Demand More Money For Amtrak Repair Backlog

Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded that Republicans provide more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion maintenance and repair backlog, including replacing tunnels more than a century old.

05/21/2015

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Metro: Power Problem Affecting 3 Lines

Metro says three train lines are being affected by a power problem and that customers should be prepared for delays.

05/21/2015

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NTSB Official Expresses Doubts That Someone Fired At Amtrak 188

Lawmakers raise questions on whether last week’s deadly train derailment, could have been prevented. This as one of the victims with ties to Maryland is laid to rest.

05/17/2015

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 Restore Full Northeast Corridor Service Monday

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor trains will resume service Monday in “complete compliance” with federal safety orders following last week’s deadly derailment, officials announced Sunday.

05/17/2015

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Those First On Scene Of Amtrak Derailment Share Their Experience

All public safety resources in Philadelphia–police fire, medical and civilian–were called to action.

05/15/2015

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Some Rail Service Suspended After Person Hit By Train In DC

Some MARC commuter rail service has been suspended after officials say a person was hit by a train north of Washington’s Union Station.

05/14/2015

Rescuers stand near a derailed carriage of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 13, 2015. Rescuers on May 13 combed through the mangled wreckage of a derailed train in Philadelphia after an accident that left at least six dead, as the difficult search for possible survivors continued. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigators: Train In Deadly Wreck Was Speeding 106 MPH

The investigation into the deadly Amtrak derailment is zeroing in on speed. It’s believed the train was going more than 100 miles per hour when it flew off the rails.

05/13/2015

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Family Seeking Whereabouts Of Baltimore Man Believed To Be On Amtrak 188

A family of a Baltimore man believed to be on Amtrak 188 is searching for answers following Tuesday night’s deadly wreck.

05/13/2015

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Fatal Amtrak Philadelphia Derailment Rattles Train Riders

A train ride ends in tragedy. Seven people are dead and hundreds injured when an Amtrak train bound for New York derails in Philadelphia. That train made a stop here in Baltimore along the way.

05/13/2015

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