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Amtrak Train Hits Vehicle In Berlin

BERLIN, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say several people were injured in central Connecticut when an Amtrak train struck what appeared to be a wood chipper that was being towed by a truck. Amtrak spokesman Craig […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–06/23/2014

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Train, Motor Vehicle Collide In Berlin

(Berlin, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Berlin Police say several people have been transported to the hospital after a crash involving an Amtrak train and a motor vehicle.  It happened this morning at the end of Norton […]

06/23/2014

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Amtrak Train Strikes, Kills Person In Milford

An Amtrak train has struck and killed a person in Milford.

05/09/2014

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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

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More Trouble on the Rails

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Passengers on an Amtrak train from Boston to Washington, D.C., say they were stuck in Connecticut for about five hours because of a mechanical problem. Amtrak spokeswoman Christina Leeds says Train […]

03/11/2014

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Amtrak Ridership Reached Record High Last Year — Despite Disruptions From Storm Sandy

Railroad officials say Amtrak carried a record number of passengers in the year ending Sept. 30 despite Northeast service that was temporarily knocked out by Superstorm Sandy.

10/14/2013

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Amtrak Service Resumes After Storm-Related Problem

Amtrak service between New Haven and Providence has been restored after crews cleared storm debris that had fallen on the railroad’s overhead wire system near Cranston.

09/13/2013

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Heat To Cause Amtrak Delays Throughout Region

Heat throughout the region is expected to cause delays along Amtrak lines from Maine to Washington, D.C.

07/18/2013

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Floods Wash Out Amtrak Tracks In Vermont

Amtrak is bussing passengers between St. Albans and Springfield, Mass. after after flash floods washed out portions of the rail bed in Vermont.

07/05/2013

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Amtrak Celebrates New Bridge

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) _ Amtrak and transportation officials are celebrating a new bridge in eastern Connecticut along the busy Northeast railway corridor. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and boat tour are scheduled for Friday for the […]

06/07/2013

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