Amtrak train breaks down in Tucson, Arizona for 5 hours; passengers overheat

Written By Kendra Hall, Multi Media Journalist, KOVA News 4 NBC; July 16, 2018 It gets extremely hot in Southern…

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Missouri man accused of disabling Amtrak’s California Zephyr train in Nebraska pleads guilty to terrorism, gun charges

  By Paul Hammel / World-Herald Bureau, Omaha World-Herald; July 12, 2018 LINCOLN — A Missouri man with purported ties…

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Amtrak Cascades train had mechanical failure before deadly crash, whistleblower says

By Chris Daniels, KING 5 NBC; July 12, 2018 An Amtrak electrician says the company sidestepped his safety concerns on…

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Amtrak says new focus on safety will make rail travel safer for all

By Lori Aratani, The Washington Post; July 11, 2018 Amtrak officials told federal ­investigators Wednesday that two recent fatal crashes…

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Illinois: Continuing Amtrak Hiawatha fight, Glenview to pay for $160,000 train traffic analysis

By Alexandra Kukulka, Reporter, Chicago Tribune; July 10, 2018 The village of Glenview has hired a consulting firm to conduct…

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Railroads have day of reckoning with National Transportation Safety Board

Amtrak Cascades Engineer for Train Number 501 just before fatal crash: “A moment later, he saw the 30-mph speed restriction…

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Amtrak Cascades engineer called trip ‘learning experience’ before fatal Washington State crash

By David Shepardson, Reuters, WSAU News/Talk 550 AM; July 10, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Amtrak engineer aboard a speeding…

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