Rail travel disruptions

Emergency service personnel work at the scene of a subway derailment, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in a power outage as people were evacuated from trains along the subway line. The Fire Department of New York said a handful of people were treated for minor injuries at around 10 a.m. It said there was smoke but no fire. Delays were reported throughout the subway system. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
June 27, 2017 - 2:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in minor injuries as hundreds of people were evacuated from trains along the subway line. "We started seeing sparks through the windows. People were falling," said passenger Susan Pak,...
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This photo provided by Jackie Faherty from her Twitter page shows subway passengers on an A train with the lights out after it halted just shy of the 125th street stop in New York's Harlem neighborhood, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in New York. The New York Police Department says a minor derailment in Harlem caused a power outage that led to evacuations along the subway line. (Jackie Faherty via AP)
June 27, 2017 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in a power outage as people were evacuated from trains along the subway line. The Fire Department of New York said a handful of people were treated for minor injuries at around 10 a.m...
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June 27, 2017 - 11:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City subway train has derailed near a station in Harlem, frightening passengers and causing a power outage that led to evacuations along the subway line. The Fire Department of New York says a handful of people were treated for minor injuries at around 10 a.m. Tuesday. It...
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Votive candles bearing the photos of two men who were fatally stabbed on a Portland, Ore., light-train while trying to stop another man from harassing two young women with an anti-Muslim tirade, sit on a rain-soaked memorial on Tuesday, May 30, 2107 in Portland. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Ricky Best, 53, died in the attack. The suspect, Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, made a first court appearance on charges of aggravated murder and attempted murder Tuesday in a Portland, Oregon courthouse. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
May 30, 2017 - 9:53 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly stabbing attack on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Transit officials plan to halt all buses and trains Friday in a moment of silence honoring the men killed and others affected by the attack on a northeast Portland train...
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May 11, 2017 - 9:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are calling for a private operator to take over New York's troubled Penn Station, the nation's busiest rail station. They said in a letter to Amtrak CEO Wick Moorman on Thursday "the situation at Penn Station...
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May 02, 2017 - 3:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rail travelers who have endured delays and cancellations prompted by equipment failures would face about six weeks of significant service disruptions this summer to accommodate repairs at Penn Station in New York under a plan proposed by Amtrak. Meanwhile, Democratic U.S. Sen...
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May 02, 2017 - 10:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rail commuters would face about six weeks of significant service disruptions this summer under a preliminary plan to make repairs at New York's Penn Station. In documents obtained by The Associated Press, Amtrak describes work scheduled between July 7 and July 25 and again between...
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In this April 6, 2017 photo provided by Amtrak, Amtrak workers do repairs on railroad tracks in a tunnel at New York's Penn Station. Amtrak officials said on Thursday, April 27, 2017 that necessary work on tracks and signals at New York's Pennsylvania Station will begin in May and continue through the summer. Rail travelers who have endured major disruptions recently at the nation's busiest rail station are likely to see more delays this summer because New York's Penn Station is in dire need of repair work. (Amtrak via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rail travelers who have endured major disruptions recently at Penn Station, the nation's busiest rail station, are likely to see more delays this summer because it's in dire need of repair work, Amtrak officials said Thursday. Work on tracks and signals will begin in May and...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 3, 2017, file photo, police and fire vehicles respond to news of a train derailment at Penn Station, in New York. Accelerated repair work in the wake of recent breakdowns at New York’s Penn Station will begin in May and cause delays this summer for rail travelers who already have endured major disruptions recently, Amtrak officials said Thursday, April 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 27, 2017 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Accelerated repair work in the wake of recent breakdowns at New York's Penn Station will begin next week and cause delays this summer for rail travelers who already have endured major disruptions recently, Amtrak officials said Thursday. Work on tracks and signals will begin in May...
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April 27, 2017 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Accelerated repair work in the wake of recent breakdowns at New York's Penn Station will begin next week and cause delays this summer for rail travelers who already have endured major disruptions recently, Amtrak officials said Thursday. Work on tracks and signals will begin in May...
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