Posts Tagged ‘‘Amtrak’

The Latest: Truck shifted track before Amtrak accident

The Latest: Truck shifted track before Amtrak accident

Passengers gather after a train derailed near Dodge City, Kan., Monday, March 14, 2016. An Amtrak statement says the train was traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago early Monday when it derailed just after midnight. (Daniel Szczerba via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT CIMARRON, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on Amtrak train derailment in Kansas (all...

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Amtrak train to Washington, DC, derails in central Vermont

Amtrak train to Washington, DC, derails in central Vermont

ROXBURY, Vt. – An Amtrak train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., derailed in central Vermont on Monday after apparently striking rocks that were on the tracks. No life-threatening injuries were reported. The Vermonter train derailed near Roxbury, about 20 miles southwest of Montpelier. Montpelier Fire Department spokeswoman Dana Huoppi told WPTZ-TV: “There are some people that are shaken up, but it...

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Amtrak train derails after hitting rock slide in Vermont; four injured

Amtrak train derails after hitting rock slide in Vermont; four injured

Andrew V. PestanoNORTHFIELD, Vt., Oct. 5 (UPI) — At least four people were injured when two or three Amtrak passenger train cars derailed Monday morning in Vermont after hitting a rock slide. Top News – UPI.com

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Amtrak train collides with bacon truck in Illinois

Amtrak train collides with bacon truck in Illinois

Amy R. ConnollyWILMINGTON, Ill., June 6 (UPI) — An Amtrak train with more than 200 people aboard plowed into a semi-truck carrying bacon Friday, scattering pork bits across the area. Top News – UPI.com

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Amtrak CEO: Train fail-safe technology in place by end of 2015

Amtrak CEO: Train fail-safe technology in place by end of 2015

Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) — Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman said Tuesday the fail-safe technology aimed at controlling train movement will be on Northeast Corridor trains by the end of 2015. Top News – UPI.com

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FBI determines derailed Amtrak train wasn’t struck by bullet

FBI determines derailed Amtrak train wasn’t struck by bullet

Danielle HaynesPHILADELPHIA, May 18 (UPI) — The FBI has determined an Amtrak train that derailed near Philadelphia killing eight people was not struck by a bullet prior to the crash, officials said. Top News – UPI.com

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Former Amtrak CEO: railway was ‘moving as fast as it could’ to implement safety controls

Former Amtrak CEO: railway was ‘moving as fast as it could’ to implement safety controls

As service on Amtrak’s critical Boston-to-DC Northeast Corridor returns to normal today, questions remain over the violent derailment of train 188 in Philadelphia last week that left several dead and dozens injured. Triple-digit speeds were reported nearing a curve with a speed limit of just 50, which seems likely to have contributed to the...

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Amtrak resumes operations after deadly derailment

Amtrak resumes operations after deadly derailment

Andrew V. PestanoPHILADELPHIA, May 18 (UPI) — Amtrak resumed operations to its Northeast corridor service on Monday, less than a week after a derailment that killed eight people. Top News – UPI.com

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At least five dead, 50 injured in Philadelphia Amtrak derailment

At least five dead, 50 injured in Philadelphia Amtrak derailment

Danielle HaynesPHILADELPHIA, May 12 (UPI) — At least five people died and dozens were injured Tuesday evening when several cars of an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia. Top News – UPI.com

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Six dead, 146 injured in Amtrak derailment on D.C.-N.Y. line

Six dead, 146 injured in Amtrak derailment on D.C.-N.Y. line

Amy R. ConnollyPHILADELPHIA, May 13 (UPI) — A sixth person has died after an Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York derailed near Philadelphia. Latest News – UPI.com

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