Rail travel disruptions

September 28, 2017 - 4:09 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit says a person was struck by an Amtrak train along the Northeast Corridor, suspending service on part of the line. The transit agency says trains were suspended between Trenton and New Brunswick on Thursday afternoon, leading to two-hour delays on the line...
Read More
September 17, 2017 - 1:56 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 1 a.m. Violence during a protest in a St. Louis suburb has forced the public transportation agency Metro to suspend light rail and bus service...
Read More
August 23, 2017 - 7:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rail workers have cleared an empty New Jersey Transit train that derailed inside New York's Penn Station, causing early morning delays. NJ Transit spokeswoman Penny Bassett says the derailed cars were cleared by 6:20 a.m. Wednesday. She says an Amtrak crew was moving a NJ Transit...
Read More
August 23, 2017 - 6:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rail workers have cleared an empty New Jersey Transit train that derailed inside New York's Penn Station, causing early morning delays for commuters. NJ Transit spokeswoman Penny Bassett says the derailed cars were cleared by 6:20 a.m. Wednesday. She says an Amtrak crew was moving a...
Read More
August 23, 2017 - 6:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Commuters heading into New York City are facing delays after an empty commuter train derailed inside Penn Station. New Jersey Transit spokeswoman Penny Bassett says an Amtrak crew was moving a NJ Transit train out of a railyard when some of the cars derailed Wednesday. The...
Read More
July 19, 2017 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A report shows that a faulty track condition caused a recent train derailment at New York's Penn Station in an area where Amtrak is performing repairs that are causing service cutbacks for hundreds of thousands of commuters this summer. The document obtained by The Associated Press...
Read More
FILE - In this Friday, April 19, 2013 file photo, Amtrak Police officers stand watch, right, as travelers enter Penn Station, in New York. One car of a train has derailed at New York's Penn Station, the nation's busiest train station. Fire department officials say it happened Thursday night, July 6, 2017. There are no reports of injuries. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
July 07, 2017 - 6:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Transit says trains are operating on a regular schedule but with 15-minute delays after an earlier train derailment at Penn Station. NJ Transit says one of its trains was involved in a "minor," slow-speed derailment at the nation's busiest train station around 9 p.m...
Read More
Michael Sciaraffo, center, who was one of hundreds aboard a New York City subway train that lost power for nearly an hour earlier this month, speaks during a rush hour rally outside New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in New York. They were protesting following another accident of the New York subway on Tuesday, when the derailment in Harlem caused to toss people to the floor and forced hundreds of passengers to evacuate through dark tunnels. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 29, 2017 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that he has declared a state of emergency over New York City's trouble public transit system and has asked its new leader to complete a series of urgent reviews of the agency's management and aging infrastructure. The Democratic governor said the...
Read More
In this photo provided by the Transport Workers Union, Local 100, workers from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority respond to the scene of a subway derailment, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in New York. A subway train derailed near a station in the Harlem neighborhood of New York, frightening passengers and resulting in minor injuries as hundreds of people were evacuated from trains along the subway line. (Transport Workers Union, Local 100 via AP)
June 28, 2017 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators probing the derailment of a New York City subway train said the accident was caused by an improperly secured spare rail, left on the tracks to make it easier to fix breakdowns quickly. Two supervisors responsible for oversight of track maintenance work were suspended...
Read More
In this photo provided by the Transport Workers Union, Local 100, workers from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority respond to the scene of a subway derailment, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in New York. A subway train derailed near a station in the Harlem neighborhood of New York, frightening passengers and resulting in minor injuries as hundreds of people were evacuated from trains along the subway line. (Transport Workers Union, Local 100 via AP)
June 28, 2017 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators probing the derailment of a New York City subway train said Wednesday the accident was caused by an improperly secured spare rail, left on the tracks to make it easier to fix breakdowns quickly. Two supervisors responsible for oversight of track maintenance work were...
Read More

Pages