Tag: Amtrak

Two Dead, Dozen Injured In Amtrak Train [VIDEO]

An Amtrak train carrying about 330 passengers derailed on Sunday just south of Philadelphia, killing two people and injuring 35 others. The train, which was traveling from New York to Savannah, Georgia, struck a backhoe on the tracks in Chester, according to Chester Fire Commissioner Travis Thomas. Two Amtrak employees were killed and 35 people…

Amtrak Resumes NYC to Philly Service [VIDEO]

Amtrak service between Philadelphia and New York City resumed Monday morning, six days after a train derailed and killed eight people and injured 200 others. β€œOur infrastructure repairs have been made with the utmost care and emphasis on infrastructure integrity, including complete compliance with Federal Railroad Administration directives,” said Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman…

FBI to investigate Amtrak Train Likely Hit By Rock [VIDEO]

The FBI will meet with transportation investigators Monday to examine the damaged windshield of an Amtrak locomotive that derailed in Philadelphia, to help determine what struck the train just before the fatal wreck. The mystery surrounding the crash deepened late last week after an assistant conductor told investigators the train may have been hit by…

Amtrak Train Was Going 100mph+ When it Crashed Killing 7, 200+ Injured

UPDATE: Amtrak Train Was Going 100mph When it Crashed and Killed 7 People and Injured over 200. At least six people died when an Amtrak train derailed on Tuesday evening. Dozens were taken to area hospitals. 8 People are in critical condition. The Amtrak train, carrying 238 passengers and five crew members, derailed and rolled…