Amtrak unveils the first of 70 new locomotives at a plant in California Monday, marking what the national passenger railroad service hopes will be a new era of better reliability, streamlined maintenance and better energy efficiency along the Northeast corridor.
Mass transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday as police conducted a massive manhunt for a suspect in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing.
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities in Connecticut say they searched trains in Norwalk and Darien for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects but didn’t find anything. Norwalk officials say Boston police asked them to […]
The manhunt for the Boston Marathon bomb suspect is affecting mass transportation in New England.
Amtrak says ridership has increased in the first six months of fiscal year 2013, with ridership in March setting a record as the single best month ever in Amtrak’s history.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Commuter rail service between Stamford and New York’s Grand Central Station is struggling to return to normal, though passengers are getting an unusual free ride. Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and […]
Two men have been killed in separate train accidents, one in Greenwich and one in Enfield.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) _ Amtrak is going to break the speed limit this week in the Northeast Corridor. The rail service announced Monday it will operate test trains overnight at 165 mph in four stretches […]
Amtrak says a pedestrian has been struck and killed in Windsor Locks by a train headed from Springfield, Mass., to New Haven.
A pedestrian has been killed by a train in Wallingford on the Meriden town line.