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Hurricane Irene: Travel Plans Affected

Hurricane Irene is causing all kinds of headaches for travelers this weekend.

08/26/2011

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Passenger With Measles Boards Boston-Virginia Amtrak Train

Health officials are warning passengers who took an Amtrak train from Boston to Virginia last week that they may have been exposed to a person with measles.

08/23/2011

An Amtrak Downeaster train from Boston collided with a dump truck at a crossing in North Berwick, Maine on July 11, 2011.

Amtrak Suing Owners Of Truck In Deadly Downeaster Crash

Amtrak is suing a Somerville company that owned a truck involved in a train crash.

08/09/2011

The Acela line was stopped for more than two hours after the incident in Hyde Park.

Acela Train Traveling 120 MPH Kills Man On Tracks In Hyde Park

A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak Acela high-speed train near the Hyde Park station late Thursday night.

08/05/2011

(Photo by Matt Donnelly/Amtrak)

Amtrak’s Anniversary Train Rolls Into Boston’s South Station

Forty years of rail history will be on display this weekend, August 6 and 7 when Amtrak’s Anniversary Train makes a weekend stop at Boston’s South Station.

08/04/2011

File of the Acela (Credit: Amtrak)

Amtrak Service Restored Between NY and Boston

NEW YORK (AP) — Amtrak crews have made repairs to damaged tracks and an overhead power system to restore train service between New York and Boston. A heavy truck had struck and damaged the overhead […]

07/22/2011

An Amtrak Downeaster train from Boston collided with a dump truck at a crossing in North Berwick, Maine on July 11, 2011.

Amtrak Crash Investigators Looking At Why Dump Truck Failed To Stop

Investigators in Maine are examining cell phone and logbook records and electronic equipment as they try to determine why a tractor-trailer failed to stop in time to avoid a collision with Amtrak’s Downeaster in North Berwick.

07/12/2011

Skyeye over a train crash in North Berwick, ME.

Amtrak Downeaster Train And Dump Truck Both Catch Fire In Deadly Collision

An Amtrak Downeaster train carrying 112 people barreled into a dump truck in North Berwick, Maine just after 11 a.m. Monday, killing the driver of that truck.

07/11/2011

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Track Work Expected To Impact Commuter Rail Service Through Summer

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Rail Tie Replacement Project is underway in Boston and it’s going to be tying up MBTA/MBCR commuter rail lines for the summer.

06/11/2011

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Train Routes Between Boston, Maine and D.C. Getting Upgrades

A federal grant for track upgrades in Massachusetts will smooth out bumpy sections of track and set the stage for another daily round trip for Amtrak’s Downeaster between Boston and Portland, officials said Monday.

05/09/2011

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