No injuries in Amtrak derailment outside Union Station
According to several local news sources, no injuries were reported when Amtrak’s combined Lake Shore Limited from Boston and New York derailed just outside Chicago Union Station this morning. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
—Passenger Train Journal
June 24, 2019
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit approved a resolution on June 18 to name future service running on the Cotton Belt Commuter Rail as the Silver Line.
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.
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