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Amtrak unveils new suspicious activity text tip line

Amtrak passengers have a new way to alert police during a crisis. The Amtrak Police Department is introducing "txt-a-tip" which allows passengers and employees to report suspicious activity, crime or emergencies via SMS text messaging on their smartphones.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 07:34am EDT

Tags: Amtrak Police, text police, terrorism, j.j. green

Amtrak carries record number of passengers

Monday - 10/14/2013, 09:00pm EDT


Amtrak train 151 canceled Thursday morning

Amtrak suspended all train service between D.C. and Philadelphia after overhead wires were damaged north of Baltimore. Service has since resumed but significant delays are expected.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 12:34am EDT

Tags: Northeast Corridor


Man struck and killed by Amtrak train in Culpeper

Town of Culpeper police are investigating after an Amtrak passenger train struck and killed a 19-year-old man on the tracks Thursday morning.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: Town of Culpeper

Amtrak imposes speed restrictions because of heat

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 02:19pm EDT


Amtrak passenger stuck in Va. describes ordeal

Monday - 07/08/2013, 03:31pm EDT



Amtrak train hits, kills 1 person

One person is dead after being hit by an Amtrak train just outside of the New Carrollton station Sunday morning.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 11:10am EDT

Tags: New Carrollton, Prince Georges County

Amtrak unveils locomotives to replace aging fleet

Monday - 05/13/2013, 10:28pm EDT


Amtrak unveils new locomotives that will replace aging fleet on busy Northeast Corridor

Amtrak is preparing to roll out the first of 70 new locomotives it says will offer better safety, reliability and performance than its current aging fleet.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 09:29am EDT


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