Amtrak Cascades Derails at Steilacoom
Only minor injuries reported when an Amtrak Cascades train derailed Sunday afternoon at the Chambers Bay drawbridge near Steilacoom, Wash. All 267 passengers were accounted for and transported to Tacoma by bus. Crews worked through the night to reopen the tracks through the area located 45 miles north of Seattle. The investigation into the derailment is ongoing.
—Passenger Train Journal
April 18, 2019
As the next generation of Trolley cars gears up to begin service on the UC San Diego Blue Line this Saturday, officials with the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) unveiled to the public the first vehicle of the new Trolley series as part of a ‘Trolley Open House’ on Wednesday.
March 7, 2019
Former Amtrak CEO Joseph H. Boardman died while on vacation with family on March 7 after complications from a stroke.
January 22, 2019
After years of discussion, Amtrak announced they have reached a tentative agreement to allow Metro-North to expand New Haven Line commuter service from New Rochelle to New York Penn Station.
January 5, 2019
New Jersey Transit has named veteran railroader Raymond P. Kelly as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Rail Operations, to take effect immediately.
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