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By Associated Press
It's been called the most urgent infrastructure program in America — but for decades, the Gateway Program has been on hold. The $30-billion project would see a dramatic upgrade to transportation infrastructure in the most heavily used section of the…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Connie Kargbo
As a U.S. senator, Biden was a fixture on Amtrak trains between his home in Wilmington, Delaware, and Washington, D.C., when the Senate was in session. He continued riding Amtrak as vice president. He has sometimes been referred to as…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam held a news conference Tuesday alongside leaders from Amtrak, CSX and Virginia Railway Express.
By News Desk and Associated Press
Amtrak says train service between the cities will be halted for the remainder of Tuesday. Amtrak initially said train service would be suspended until at least 11 a.m.
By Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press
Amtrak generally bears the full cost of damages to its trains, passengers, employees and other crash victims — even in instances where crashes occurred as the result of a freight rail company's negligence or misconduct.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, a train carrying Republican members of Congress, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, collided with a garbage truck in Virginia, killing the driver. None of the lawmakers aboard were hurt. Also, the director of the Centers…
By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry
The White House confirmed that one person died in the accident, adding that no lawmakers or their staff on board the train were injured in the accident.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the U.S. has charged that North Korea was the perpetrator of a widespread cyberattack that affected computer systems worldwide last May. Also, crews continue to work to clear the wreckage of the Amtrak derailment that…
By Laura Santhanam, Erica R. Hendry
Investigators are still trying to piece together exactly what happened Monday when an Amtrak train derailed during morning service, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more.
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