Rail Officials Push 15-Year Plan To Boost Northeast CorridorAs Congress eyes an infrastructure package, a coalition of transportation agencies and Amtrak on Wednesday released a 15-year plan of rail improvements for the congested Northeast Corridor that would boost daily train routes and significantly speed travel on Acela express lines.
Amtrak To Build New, Modern Fleet Of Trains For Total of $7.3BAmtrak will contract with Siemens Mobility Inc. to build a new fleet of at least 83 multipowered trains with further options for up to 130 additional trains to support Amtrak growth plans. The new fleet also will have modern amenities to better serve Amtrak customers, according to a company statement.
Amtrak Completes First Step In Renovating The Northeast Corridor's Rail SystemAmtrak completed a months-long project at New York's Penn Station, taking a first step in upgrading America's rail system.
Trains Traveling 220 MPH Could Be a Reality in the Northeast CorridorBaltimore to D.C. in just 30 minutes could be a reality if a new proposal to upgrade rail service across the northeast takes shape.
Amtrak Announces $2.45B Loan For Upgrades In Northeast CorridorA major announcement from Amtrak could change high-speed rail as we know it.
Riders Livid After Power Problems Again Cause Amtrak Delays
Former CEO: Amtrak 'Almost A Third World Operation'Amtrak now says full service in the Northeast Corridor will not resume until Monday or Tuesday.
Amtrak Using Snow Schedule In Northeast CorridorA winter storm headed toward the East Coast has Amtrak trimming schedules for its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains.
Amtrak: Reduced Service Monday On NE CorridorAmtrak says Acela Express and Northeast Regional service will operate with reduced frequency on Monday between Washington, New York and Boston.
Amtrak Service Restarts Between D.C., New YorkAmtrak says service has restarted between Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia after service was suspended for about four hours by overhead wire problems.
Lawmaker: Amtrak Can Keep Northeast Corridor LineThe chairman of the House Transportation Committee says he'll no longer demand the government take away the Washington-to-Boston train line that is Amtrak's crown jewel.
Amtrak Passenger With Measles Traveled Through Parts Of Md.Health alert on the train. A person carrying a very contagious illness came through the Baltimore area.
Rail Power Problems Persist Despite UpgradesPower problems on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor continue to cause headaches for rail travelers despite millions spent to upgrade aging equipment.
Amtrak Probing Cause Of Second Disruption In 3 DaysAmtrak officials are eyeing an electrical substation in Richmond, Va., as the possible source of a voltage problem that halted trains between New York and Philadelphia.
Maryland Gets Millions Of Dollars To Improve Rail ServiceFaster rides and less congestion. That's what the federal government is hoping $2 billion can buy as Maryland becomes a crucial part of a major project to upgrade our Amtrak line.