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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.
Amtrak will be celebrating Black History Month at Baltimore's Penn Station.
Amtrak's ambitious plan to turn D.C.'s Union Station into a world-class transportation hub captured the national spotlight Monday afternoon during a three-day conference on high-speed rail prospects.
Fairfax County police have identified the man struck and killed by an Amtrak train Thursday as 64-year-old Richard Anderson of the North Springfield area.
A power system problem caused delays on Amtrak and MARC trains Friday.
Amtrak is adding a late-evening Acela Express run between New York and Washington, boosting weekday Acela service between the two cities to 16.
Amtrak will begin offering service between Norfolk and Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, providing an alternative route for tourists, business travelers and military officials who usually drive on the state's congested highways between the two cities.
Metro will not be resuming service Tuesday morning because of Hurricane Sandy. MARC and Virginia Railway Express have announced that all service has been canceled for Tuesday.