Two commuter trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in an accident that sent about 70 people to the hospital, severely damaged the tracks and threatened to snarl travel in the congested Northeast Corridor.
The new engines will be used on the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C., and Boston and on Keystone Corridor trains that run between Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pa.
Amtrak service between Boston and New York resumed Sunday afternoon after a freight train derailment shut down service earlier in the day.
Some commuters in Mansfield are concerned about the Amtrak Acela train that passes through the town at 120 miles per hour.
Amtrak says it is canceling service across the northeastern U.S. on Monday as Hurricane Sandy threatens to create a wet, windy mess in the region.
Amtrak is going to break the speed limit this week in the Northeast Corridor.
A man wanted in four states was captured on an Amtrak train in Westwood Tuesday, authorities announced Thursday.
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An Amtrak train slammed into a car in Medford Thursday morning and the driver survived.
The train operating between Boston and Portland, Maine has achieved its highest ridership in its 10 year history.