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Topic - Amtrak
An Amtrak train has struck and killed a person in Milford.
An Amtrak Acela Express train has struck and killed a pedestrian in Groton.
Lawyers for a trucking company involved in a collision with an Amtrak train are renewing their allegations of evidence tampering by Union Pacific Railroad.
Vice President Joe Biden got a peek at Amtrak's newest locomotive Thursday and used the occasion to call for more infrastructure investment, stressing the importance of an improved transportation system.
Fittingly, the American passenger train was born on the Fourth of July. On that date in 1828, one of our Founding Fathers laid the granite cornerstone of the first chartered railroad in the United States, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.
AMTRAK: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE
The two biggest players in the nation's pursuit of high-speed rail said Thursday they will work together to search for trains that will operate at up to 220 miles per hour along both U.S. coasts.
Amtrak's internal watchdog agency is criticizing the rail service's management for not doing enough to uncover drug and alcohol abuse among "safety sensitive" employees such as engineers and conductors.
One Amtrak employee spent much of his time in the office sending emails to women he met through a half-dozen online dating sites and claimed overtime pay for hours he spent officiating high school sporting events. Another worker may have received more than $100,000 in bogus overtime, records show.
Amtrak unveiled Wednesday a massive $7 billion plan to expand Union Station that has many tentative components -- including how to pay for it.
Amtrak left taxpayers stranded with a $1.4 billion bill last year, and it's going to cost even more to keep government-run rail alive this year. Instead of looking for ways to cut back to attain profitability or just improve the notoriously late, slow and underwhelming service, Amtrak's CEO proposed on Wednesday to buy a set of electric trains (not the toy kind) to make his request for another 130 mostly ordinary rail cars more politically correct.
As a thank-you to its most famous customer, Amtrak is renaming the train station in Wilmington, Del., after stimulus "sheriff" Vice President Joseph R. Biden — after the project received $20 million in stimulus money and came in $5.7 million over the initial announced budget.
A powerful House Republican wants Amtrak's chairman and top lawyer fired.
A little noticed congressional report raised sharp questions about Amtrak executive Lorraine Green — head of D.C. Mayor-elect Vincent Gray's campaign and transition teams — in connection with the controversial dismissal of a longtime former Amtrak inspector general.
As the Republican nominee for Maryland's comptroller, William H. Campbell is campaigning on his experience as a top financial officer at federal agencies, including Amtrak.