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MTA Unveils Plan for Improvements to NYC Subway System

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has unveiled a plan to improve service and clean up New York City’s subway system. MTA officials announced Monday that the plan includes improving tracks and…

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Amtrak Engineer Won’t Be Charged in Deadly Crash

The speeding Amtrak engineer involved in a derailment that killed eight people and injured about 200 others in Philadelphia won’t face criminal charges, the city district attorney’s office said Tuesday.…

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Amtrak: 6 Weeks of Disruptions for Penn Station Repairs

Rail travelers who have endured delays and cancellations prompted by equipment failures would face about six weeks of significant service disruptions this summer to accommodate repairs at New York’s Penn…

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Train Delays Continue in Penn Station

Train delays continue at Penn Station in New York City following a morning rush-hour commute snarled by a disabled Amtrak train that caused 45-minute delays. An Amtrak power problem in…

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Commuter Rail Heads Slam Amtrak Over Derailments

The heads of the two major commuter rail lines that use Penn Station took turns criticizing Amtrak on Wednesday for two recent derailments that continued to cause headaches for commuters…

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Thousands of Defects Found on Oil-Train Routes

Government inspections of railroads that haul volatile crude oil across the United States have uncovered almost 24,000 safety defects, including problems similar to those blamed in derailments that triggered massive…

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Future Fast Train Link Damascus-Haifa Proposed

Despite the ongoing war and chaos in Syria, a Syrian opposition leader has suggested the construction of a fast train route from Damascus to Haifa. Likud MK Ayub Kara said…

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