Amtrak Crash
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Amtrak Crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Railroad unions are urging Amtrak to put a second engineer in locomotives in the wake of a deadly derailment last week in Philadelphia. The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and SMART Transportation say two engineers would serve as a check and balance on each other. Engineer Brandon Bostian was alone in … Continue reading

Local / Virginia

Amtrak cancels trains between DC, Norfolk, Va., due to snow

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak has suspended some train service due to the winter weather moving through the mid-Atlantic region. Northeast Regional trains between Norfolk, Virginia and Richmond, Virginia were cancelled Thursday, along with the Northeast Regional between Newport News, Virginia and Washington. Amtrak says the Palmetto train that operates between New York City and … Continue reading