Rail travel disruptions

In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 photo provided by Amtrak, workers repair rails inside New York's Penn Station. Amtrak says it hopes to restore full service to New York's Penn Station by Friday, four days after a second derailment in less than two weeks. Monday's derailment of a New Jersey Transit commuter train damaged switches, signals and rails at a spot where two tracks emerge from a tunnel and diverge to 21 tracks. (Chuck Gomez/Amtrak via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 7:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rail commuters who endured a very long week due to derailment-related track work made their way into New York's Penn Station on Friday with assurances that the repairs were finished — just in time for the weekend. Amtrak, which owns and maintains tracks used by New Jersey Transit...
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In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 photo provided by Amtrak, workers repair rails inside New York's Penn Station. Amtrak says it hopes to restore full service to New York's Penn Station by Friday, four days after a second derailment in less than two weeks. Monday's derailment of a New Jersey Transit commuter train damaged switches, signals and rails at a spot where two tracks emerge from a tunnel and diverge to 21 tracks. (Chuck Gomez/Amtrak via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 5:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amtrak says it has completed repairs to tracks at New York's Penn Station, yet train service remains disrupted amid inspections of the work done to damage rails. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it has canceled 10 Long Island Rail Road trains into Manhattan for Friday'...
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New Jersey Transit commuters rush to catch a train heading for Gladstone, N.J., Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Hoboken, N.J. The heads of the two major commuter rail lines that use New York's Penn Station took turns criticizing Amtrak on Wednesday for two recent derailments that continued to cause headaches for commuters in the nation's busiest rail hub. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 06, 2017 - 5:35 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is halting payments to Amtrak following a second derailment at New York City's Penn Station that is causing headaches for commuters in the nation's busiest rail hub. In a letter to Amtrak's chairman published Thursday in the New York Times,...
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Two men play golf with a tennis ball as a snowstorm sweeps through Times Square, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 14, 2017 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A sloppy late-season storm lashed the Northeast with sleet and more than a foot of snow in some places Tuesday, paralyzing much of the Washington-to-Boston corridor after a remarkably mild February had lulled people into thinking the worst of winter was over. The powerful nor'easter...
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February 11, 2017 - 6:05 am
ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) — A California fire department says a freight train that derailed in suburban Sacramento has sent 22 rail cars into the mucky and swollen Cosumnes River. KCRA reports ( http://bit.ly/2kYcnPI ) the Cosumnes Fire Department says the Union Pacific train carrying food products...
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January 24, 2017 - 5:19 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit trains resumed normal service Tuesday after making repairs to storm damage that delayed thousands of commuters. Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains were on or close to schedule one day after whipping winds from a powerful nor'easter downed...
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January 24, 2017 - 1:53 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit officials warned riders to be prepared for a crowded, crawling Tuesday morning commute due to earlier weather-related damage. Whipping winds from a power nor'easter downed electrical wires Monday afternoon in Linden, taking several train tracks out of service...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 file photo, passengers queue up for an express train to Gatwick Airport, running a reduced service as a result of a train strike, in Victoria rail station London. The United Kingdom faces a Christmas of discontent as labor unions threaten to disrupt airports, rail services and mail deliveries. The Unite union and aviation services company Swissport announced negotiation plans Saturday, Dec. 17 intended to avert a Dec. 23 walkout by 1,500 baggage handlers, check-in staff and other workers at 18 airports. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)
December 17, 2016 - 11:56 am
LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom faces a Christmas of discontent as labor unions threaten to disrupt airports, rail services and mail deliveries. The Unite union and aviation services company Swissport announced negotiation plans Saturday intended to avert a Dec. 23 walkout by 1,500 baggage...
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