Amtrak has built a more disciplined process to plan and coordinate major track outages, but more steps could be taken to reduce service disruptions and maximize the amount of time it has
Skanska has signed a contract with Amtrak to rehabilitate and restore maintenance facilities for the Next Generation Acela 21 high-speed rail service in Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York. The contract is
For many years, Amtrak’s Acela Express trains have zipped up and down the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C. and Boston, Mass., showcasing the fastest rail passenger service in the United States. As
Amtrak has narrowed to four teams in its search for a master developer for its Northeast Corridor station project in Philadelphia.
Amtrak plans to double its engineering efforts on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) with the purchase of $370 million of new equipment over a three-year period.
Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator K. Jane Williams outlined a series of concerns regarding an updated financial plan for the Hudson Tunnel project in a letter to New York State Director of Budget Robert Mujica on Dec. 29.
Amtrak laid out a series of initiatives it has implemented and continues to implement since a derailment in April 2016 left two of the railroad’s employees dead and 39 others injured.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said ignored safety procedures and a fractured safety program are to blame for the April 3, 2016, derailment of Amtrak train 89 near Chester, Penn.