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Amtrak substation repairs to be completed this week
Amtrak and New Jersey Transit are making repairs to an Amtrak-owned electrical substation in Kearny, N.J., which will be completed Friday, Nov.16.
Hudson River Tunnel clean up complete, expanded service begins between NJ and NY
Amtrak and New Jersey Transit passengers will be offered expanded service between New York City and New Jersey beginning Monday, November 12,
Amtrak to re-open NYC tunnels damaged by Sandy
Amtrak intends to re-open three tunnels that provide access to/from Penn Station New York (PSNY) by late Friday, Nov. 9, which were significantly flooded and damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
Tough road to normalcy, longer road to recovery
Nearly a week after Hurricane Sandy slapped the Northeast, transportation providers are still scrambling to repair infrastructure and restore service.
Amtrak update: Repairs continue, test train to operate; New York City service restoration underway
Repairs continue to be made on Amtrak's system in order to resume service to and from New York City from points south and north on the Northeast Corridor.
Rail contractors at the ready to aid with Northeast cleanup
The recovery effort from Hurricane Sandy will be a monumental affair that will last weeks, if not months.
Amtrak's Vacca joins California High-Speed Rail Authority
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) hired Frank Vacca, chief engineer of Amtrak, as its chief program manager. Vacca has more than 35 years of experience in commuter, intercity and…
Most East Coast passenger and freight rail service returning to normal
Outside of the New York Metropolitan area, passenger and freight rail service is returning to normal operation with residual delays.
Sandy leaves freight, passenger rail service stunned
Freight and passenger rail providers across the Northeast scrambled Tuesday morning to assess damage left by Hurricane Sandy and restore service where possible.
Chicago-St. Louis HSR demos 110 mph speeds
The start of 110-mph rail service in Illinois was demonstrated between Dwight and Pontiac on the Chicago-St. Louis rail corridor on October 19.
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