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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Silencing All Aboard Florida’s Brightline: One-fourth of crossings to get no improvements

By Jennifer Sorentrue and Mahima Singh, Staff Writers, Palm Beach Post; March 4, 2018 At 20 of 80 railroad crossings…

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New York: Metro-North’s legal costs soar to $90M for Spuyten Duyvil and other rail accidents

By Thomas C. Zambito, LoHud.com; February 12, 2018 Metro-North has spent nearly $90 million to resolve legal claims for deaths…

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What’s going on with Amtrak? Few passengers killed on trains, but high-profile crashes spark concerns

By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY; February 6, 2018 A spate of fatal Amtrak accidents in recent months is focusing renewed…

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All Aboard Florida: Citing train deaths, Miami-Dade mayor wants safety check before Brightline comes south

By Martin Vassolo, Miami Herald; February 6, 2018 Before Brightline comes rolling through Miami-Dade County, Mayor Carlos Gimenez has asked…

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Safety upgrades for Positive Train Control may be to blame for deadly Amtrak crash

By Danielle Furfaro, Reuven Fenton and Max Jaeger, New York Post; February 5, 2018 Safety upgrades may have actually contributed…

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Amtrak Silver Star Crash Adds to CSX’s Rising Accident Toll

By Thomas Black, Bloomberg Markets; February 5, 2018 The weekend’s fatal crash of Amtrak and CSX Inc. trains raises concerns…

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Fatal Amtrak southbound Silver Star train crash puts spotlight on CSX railroad crew

By SAMMY FRETWELL, The State; February 5, 2018 Federal investigators looking into the cause of a fatal train collision near…

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Cayce Amtrak Silver Star/CSX train wreck worst in South Carolina since Graniteville

By SAMMY FRETWELL, The State; February 4, 2018 An Amtrak passenger train traveling at more than 50 mph ran off…

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