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Q Train in Brighton Beach Has Minor Derailment

A minor derailment in Brooklyn snarled service for some New York City subway riders. No injuries were reported after some wheels of a southbound Q train went off the track…

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MTA Mulling a Possible Ban on Eating in the Subway

New York transit officials are chewing on the notion of a subway snacking ban — and that’s heating up the political rhetoric. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is weighing food restrictions,…

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4 Amtrak Cars Derail in Washington; Minor Injuries

Four cars of an Amtrak passenger train derailed Sunday afternoon near the town of Steilacoom, in Washington state’s Pierce County, about 45 miles south of Seattle. There appear to be…

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Impatient Rider Leaps Off Train to Walk on Tracks

A straphanger impatient with the delays caused by a stalled subway train in a tunnel during Tuesday’s morning rush hour jumped off the cars and walked on the tracks. Signal…

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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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