MBTA Plans To Have Positive Train Control Operational On Commuter Rail By 2020Despite an initial federal mandate, the MBTA commuter rail system still has a couple years to go before PTC is up and running.
Jay Talking: Ride The Empire Builder From Seattle To Chicago – Part TwoA trip like this is not easy and not always comfortable, but happily, time burnishes the upside. If you ride the Empire Builder, you are sure to stockpile some life enriching memories.
Jay Talking: Ride The Empire Builder From Seattle To Chicago - Part OneYou never know what you have till it’s gone and there is no telling how long Amtrak's long haul routes will survive?
Video: Passengers On Stalled Amtrak Train Get Pizza DeliveryA passenger posted a video of the delivery man walking up to the train Sunday as it sat on the tracks.
Travel America By Train: “Coast Starlight” Part Two.It's time to book your vacation so I am reminding you that train travel is great by posting the entire Jay Talking domestic train travel compilation. Episode two of the Coast Starlight run highlights the mid-portion of the trip and features fog-topped rolling hills, a tunnel, and a wild hairpin turn.
Travel America By Train: “Coast Starlight” Part Three.It's vacation time soon, so I am reminding you that train travel is an option by posting the entire Jay Talking domestic train travel compilation. This episode features the rugged cliff-lined southern California coast from a speeding train.
Amtrak Suspends Service Between Boston And New York City During BlizzardAmtrak service between Boston and New York City has been canceled on Tuesday while a powerful blizzard bears down on the region.
Angry Amtrak Passengers Reach Boston After Being Stuck On Cold Train For HoursAn Amtrak train heading to Boston was stuck in the Bronx for about four hours overnight, leaving passengers freezing with no heat on board.
Amtrak Alters, Cancels Service Ahead Of HermineAmtrak says it has cancelled or altered service through parts of Virginia as tropical storm Hermine approaches.
MBTA, MassDOT To Seek Fines Against Amtrak For Future Service DisruptionsAfter Amtrak signal issues caused delays and cancellations on the Commuter Rail Sunday, Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack said the MBTA and MassDOT will pursue fines against Amtrak if the situation repeats itself.
Amtrak Issue Causes Delays, Cancellations On Commuter Rail SundayAn Amtrak dispatching system issue at South Station caused significant delays and cancellations on the MBTA Commuter Rail Sunday before it was resolved shortly before 2 p.m.
Mansfield Commuter Rail Station Closed Thursday After FatalityThe Mansfield Commuter Rail station will be closed Thursday morning after a person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on Wednesday.