• Amtrak suspends some rail service

    WASHINGTON — Amtrak has suspended some of its rail service Thursday because of the snow.   The Northeast regional train between Newport News, Virginia and Washington is canceled.    The Palmetto, which operates between New York City…

  • Amtrak trains on a modified schedule

    WASHINGTON — Amtrak trains on are the Northeast Corridor are running on a modified schedule Thursday and Friday because of the cold weather. “While the number of frequencies has changed between New York City and…

  • Amtrak: Most trains running Tuesday

    WASHINGTON — While the roads are getting worse and the snow piles up, Amtrak says they’re still looking at relatively smooth sailing. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari tells WTOP that they’ll still be running “a good…

  • Expect delays on MARC’s Penn Line

    WASHINGTON __  Expect significant delays if you take MARC’s Penn Line and Amtrak Tuesday. Wires went down north of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport that are impacting MARC Penn Line and Amtrak Northeast corridor trains. While much…

  • Amtrak suspends service in New England region

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak has announced that it will suspend rail service in the New England region and modify service between New York and Washington on Tuesday due to snowy conditions. Amtrak announced Monday evening…

  • 4 people stabbed on Amtrak train in Michigan

    NILES, Mich. (AP) — A man wielding a knife stabbed four people aboard a passenger train Friday, including an Amtrak employee, police said. The suspect was in custody Friday night and police said all four…

  • MARC Train service restored after downed wires

    Downed wires caused delays for MARC Train service
    Tuesday morning, and service was restored Wednesday afternoon.

  • After complaints, Amtrak to launch high-speed WiFi network

    Passengers on Amtrak have long complained about the spotty WiFi on the train — now Amtrak is set to create a high-speed improvement.

  • Pedestrian killed by commuter train outside DC

    CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Amtrak says service between Washington and Philadelphia has been resumed after a man was struck and killed on the tracks in suburban Maryland. Prince George’s County police say the man…

  • Earthquake repairs under way at Union Station

    Earthquake repairs are underway at Union Station and will close the main hall for more than two years.

  • Police: Man hit by Amtrak train, killed

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a man was hit by an Amtrak train and killed. Baltimore police say officers were called to North Smallwood Street on Monday night and found a man on the tracks…

  • Amtrak service restored between D.C. and Baltimore

    All service on Amtrak Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains between Washington and Baltimore was suspended Thursday.

  • Get the most out of your spring vacation

    Peter Greenberg, CBS News travel editor, provides advice on how to more effectively take a spring vacation.

  • Amtrak resumes regular service in Northeast

    Amtrak will resume normal operations along the Northeast Corridor Thursday.

  • Amtrak travel now moving after pedestrian struck in Aberdeen

    A pedestrian was struck and killed in Aberdeen, Md., causing a three-hour delay for passengers.