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  • The train experienced a "mechanical failure" at about 9:30 a.m. south of Rhinecliff.
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  • Amtrak trains have been running on a modified schedule, and problems caused delays even for those trains.
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  • A new plan is designed to improve maintenance of New York City East River tunnels that are used by Amtrak and Long Island Rail Road trains.
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  • Amtrak Acela Express service will not operate between New York and Boston through Sunday.
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  • Amtrak Northeast Corridor Service has been restored between Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia after being suspended because of damaged overhead wires in Maryland.
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  • A third rail malfunction in 1 of 4 East Eiver tunnels operated and maintained by Amtrak caused major problems for LIRR commuters Monday morning.
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  • New Jersey Transit service has resumed on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line on a near-normal schedule.
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  • Several Connecticut officials are calling on the federal government to spend more on rail safety and reliability following a commuter train derailment near Bridgeport.
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  • Federal officials investigating last week's commuter train derailment in Connecticut say the engineer described an "unusual condition" on the track before the train derailed.
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  • Commuter rail service from Connecticut to New York City, along with Amtrak service between Boston and New York, was back on schedule on one of the nation's oldest and most heavily traveled railways.
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  • Lisa Colagrossi has the latest on the derailment that made for a messy commute in Connecticut
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  • Lisa Colagrossi reports on how Friday's train crash will affect the commute this week
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  • The commuter train derailment and collision that left dozens injured outside New York City was not the result of foul play, officials said Saturday, but a fractured section of rail is being studied to determine if it is connected to the accident.
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  • Dozens were injured when trains collided in between the Fairfield metro station and the Bridgeport station.
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  • About 250 people were on board the Metro-North trains when one heading east from Grand Central Station to New Haven derailed about 6:10 p.m.
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  • When Amtrak unveils the first of 70 new locomotives Monday at a plant in California, it will mark what the national passenger railroad service hopes will be a new era of better reliability, streamlined maintenance and better energy efficiency.
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  • amtrak derailment causes service disruptions
  • Amtrak says service has been suspended along the busy New York-to-Boston corridor due to a freight train derailment near New Haven.
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  • Metro-North should operate at normal service on Wednesday, while the LIRR is still not running east of Speonk.
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  • Lucy Yang reports
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  • Amtrak's Northeast Regional Service between Boston and New York City won't be running from 4 p.m. Saturday through noon Sunday because of a construction upgrade.
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  • Starting this weekend, Amtrak will replace all of the tracks in the four East River tunnels. The project will continue on weekends until 2015.
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  • Tim Fleischer reports
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  • The nation's transportation system was nearly back to normal after Irene, giving hope to vacationers looking for a trouble-free Labor Day getaway.
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  • Amtrak says it will resume some train service between Philadelphia and New York City on Wednesday after flooding caused by Hurricane Irene.
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  • New Jersey Transit is back on track.
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  • Two cars of a New Jersey Transit train derailed Tuesday morning and they remain stuck in the tunnel.
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  • Some trouble aboard an Amtrak train on Sunday when a fire started.
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  • All Amtrak service between New York and Boston has been suspended.
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  • Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced nearly $800 million in projects improve rail service in the crowded Northeast.
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  • Dave Evans reports
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  • Jeff Pegues reports
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  • NJ Burkett reports
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  • Amtrak is introducing a pilot program to notify Northeast Corridor passengers about major service disruptions via Twitter.
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  • New Jersey's two U.S. senators are touting a proposal to build a new "Gateway Tunnel" to boost rail services to New York City.
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  • Dave Evans reports
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  • About 100 passengers stranded on a commuter train in New Jersey have been transferred to another train.
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  • NJ Transit trains have resumed normal service to and from New York's Penn Station.
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  • It's been raining rocks in one Astoria neighborhood situated under a train track trestle.
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  • Amtrak service south of Washington, D.C. remains disrupted by a CSX train derailment.
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  • Metro-North train service is back on schedule after trouble on the tracks made for a nightmarish commute on Saturday.
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  • Darla Miles reports
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  • An Amtrak train hit a trespasser on the tracks near Metro Park, NJ Friday afternoon.
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  • Signal trouble at Penn Station is causing delays on NJ Transit, Amtrak, and LIRR.
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  • New Jersey Transit and Amtrak service on the North East Corridor is moving again after being suspended due to a transformer fire.
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  • Two of the four available tracks are in operation.
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  • NJ Transit is back on track after experiencing delays in and out of Penn Station due to a disabled Amtrak train.
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  • Philadelphia-Trenton Amtrak service has resumed on 2 of 4 tracks following a fire on a NJ Transit train that damaged an overhead wire.
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  • New Jersey Transit and Amtrak are experiencing problems because of the winter storm.
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  • An electrical problem outside New York City put train service at a standstill up and down the East Coast for three hours.
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  • NJ Transit and Amtrak are experiencing delays up to an hour after earlier problems with the Portal Bridge.
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