Photos showed what appeared to be blood at the bottom of the escalator, with shredded clothes caught between a step and a metal platform.
Amtrak will use a $19 million grant from the Federal Railroad Administration for the conversion. The new platform, which will be used by both Amtrak and Virginia Railway Express passengers, will open in 2022.
The Amtrak Capitol Limited train collided with the vehicle at approximately 5:35 p.m. while on its way from D.C. to Chicago. The crash affects morning MARC service.
A winter storm tearing through the Southeast threatens to keep residents stuck at home with days of dangerous driving conditions, canceled flights and power outages.
Each man claimed to be working at one of the two agencies while he physically showed up to the other.
Amtrak ended its 2018 fiscal year with its highest operating earnings and revenue on record, even as disruptions kept a lid on the number of passengers.
An Amtrak train and a tractor-trailer have collided Monday in Gaithersburg, Maryland, leading to a diesel fuel spill and delays on all rail traffic.
Police say 61-year-old Karl Alexander Hill of Norfolk, the driver of the dump truck, was killed. Fire officials say the 60 passengers aboard the train were assessed and one man was taken to a local hospital with a minor injury.
An Indiana-based nonprofit is recycling Amtrak’s old leather train seats into thousands of bags and backpacks.
Amtrak is adjusting service to Florida for the safety of its passengers and employees because of Hurricane Michael.
Officials are hoping to win approval for extended Amtrak service to Christiansburg from Roanoke.
Amtrak is due to submit a new safety management system plan to the federal government by Nov. 1 that includes plans to more closely watch for near misses like the approximately 115 major operating violations already recorded each year.
Expect delays getting in or out of Union Station in D.C. if you’re using MARC. Some trains have been canceled and there are delays following an Amtrak signal issue north of Union Station.
Virginia Railway Express plans to begin making changes Thursday afternoon; Amtrak has already canceled trains for Friday.
A long-awaited new safety measure is set to roll out on local commuter railroads by the end of the year — meeting a federal deadline — but it is not yet in place on MARC or VRE.
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