Feds Back Ambitious Plan To Speed Up Northeast Rail Service, New Inland Route In Southeastern ConnecticutAmong the other provisions in the plan: an Amtrak stop at Philadelphia's airport, eliminating the need for some travelers to reach the city and switch to a commuter train; increased service to parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts; and add a new level of service that makes stops at a variety of commuter rail stations and major city hubs.
Faulty Safety Practices Cited As Cause Of Metro North Accidents
Metro-North Unveils New Safety MeasuresMetro-North Railroad Thursday announced a sweeping series of reforms in response to a federal report that unveiled safety deficiencies.
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