Downeaster

MBTA police say the driver tried to go around the crossing gate before the crash. (MBTA photo)

Amtrak Train Slams Into Car In Medford

An Amtrak train slammed into a car in Medford Thursday morning and the driver survived.

08/16/2012

FILE (Credit: Amtrak)

Amtrak Downeaster Ridership Sets Another Record

The train operating between Boston and Portland, Maine has achieved its highest ridership in its 10 year history.

07/10/2012

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

Amtrak expanding

  The start of work on a $35 million extension of Amtrak’s Downeaster passenger train from Portland to Brunswick was marked by the delivery of steel rails Monday.

08/02/2010

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,050 other followers