Amtrak

December 19, 2017 - 6:57 am
SEATTLE (AP) - A community along the new rail line where an Amtrak train derailed in a deadly crash Monday morning had tried to stop the project on grounds higher-speed passenger trains would endanger pedestrians and motorists. Authorities say 80 passengers and five crew members were on board the...
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December 18, 2017 - 10:58 am
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - An Amtrak train derailed south of Seattle, and authorities say "injuries and casualties" were reported. The train derailed about 40 miles south of Seattle before 8 a.m. Monday, spilling at least one train car on to busy Interstate 5. The Pierce County Sheriff's office says in a...
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Jim Cunningham
June 09, 2017 - 4:44 am
Amtrak and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad are taking a major step toward bringing back passenger train service from Kansas City to Texas. The Lone Star train from KC to Fort Worth was discontinued almost 40 years ago because of budget cuts. Amtrak and BNSF have announced the two...
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