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.
Recent Derailments Bring To Light Risks Of Oil Trains In CityIt's been three years to the day since an oil train derailment and explosion in Quebec.
Rail Infrastructure Crumbling Throughout USThe nation's rail infrastructure is outdated and, in some places, literally falling apart.
Buses On Sunday Schedule For Labor Day, Trains Also AffectedMetro trains and buses are operating on a different schedule for the Labor Day holiday.
Trains Could Soon See "Airport-Level" SecurityShould trains get airport-style security? With a Papal visit next month and the increasing number of passengers along the Northeast Corridor, some say the rails are vulnerable soft targets. It's also a concern after Americans thwarted a train attack in France.
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.
Metro Calls For Service Cuts To Add More Blue Line TrainsMetro is proposing cutting service on four rail lines so that it can add more trains and reduce wait times on the crowded blue line.
D.C. Transit Officials Temporarily Suspend Issue-Oriented AdsA move to ban all issue advertisements on buses, trains and Metro stations sets an uproar on social media.
D.C. Transit Officials Temporarily Suspend Issue-Oriented AdsTransit officials in Washington have voted to temporarily suspend all issue-oriented advertisements on the region's rail and bus system, a move that comes as the agency was asked to consider an ad with a provocative cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.
Former CEO: Amtrak 'Almost A Third World Operation'Amtrak now says full service in the Northeast Corridor will not resume until Monday or Tuesday.
Police Fatally Shoot Man Found On Subway Tunnel Tracks In D.C.A transit police officer fatally shot a man officials said was found trespassing in a Washington subway tunnel, and police were investigating Friday but did not specify what kind of threat the man posed.
Significant Delays On MARC Commuter Trains Amid ColdSome MARC commuter rail passengers are seeing their trains canceled or delayed Wednesday.
Metro To Resume Use Of Computer-Driven TrainsMetro plans to bring back computer-driven trains to the red line, five years after the automated system failed and caused a fatal crash.
Metro: Some To Wait Longer For Weekend TrainsMetro says riders on some lines will wait longer for trains this weekend and that only the silver line is unaffected.
Perryville & Aberdeen MARC Service Cancelled Through Wednesday Morning Amtrak's Northeast Corridor service resumed Tuesday afternoon after being shut down for a time. Downed lines have canceled MARC service through Wednesday morning at Perryville and Aberdeen stations.