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Eli Kulp Interviewed by People

Eli Kulp, the Fork and High Street on Market executive chef who was left paralyzed in the Amtrak 188 crash in May, is back home in […]

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City Life

SEPTA on Track to Install Safety Technology

Good news, Philadelphia: You won’t have to wait three more years for SEPTA trains to become safer. Yes, Congress has decided to give the railroad […]

City Life

Amtrak Announces Pope Plan: Beefed-Up Service, Reservations Required

Amtrak is beefing up its service into Philadelphia for the pope’s visit, the agency said Friday, but there will also be temporary restrictions on travel, […]

Septa regional rail train
City Life

Report: SEPTA on Track With Safety Improvements

By year’s end, SEPTA may well be running one of the safest passenger rail systems in the United States. That’s because the transit agency is […]

Foobooz

Eli Kulp Plans to Open NYC Eatery in Fall

Eli Kulp, the chef in injured in the deadly Amtrak accident in Philadelphia, still plans to open a New York eatery this fall — even […]

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Eli Kulp Update: Amtrak Discontinues Medical Aid, But Here’s What You Can Do To Help

As we all know, chef Eli Kulp of Fork, High Street on Market and the High Street Hospitality Group sustained serious injuries during the Amtrak […]

City Life

Report: Frankford Junction Is Curviest Stretch of Rail Between New York and Washington

Frankford Junction — where an Amtrak train derailed in May, killing eight — is the one curviest sections of rail in the Northeast Corridor, the […]

Property

Headlines: Big Plan to Cap the Railyards at 30th Street Station Needs You

After the planning process for the 175-acre area surrounding 30th Street Station officially kicked off in January, the Philadelphia 30th Street Station District Plan is starting to […]

City Life

NTSB: No Evidence Engineer Used Cell Phone

Federal investigators say they have found no evidence that the engineer in last month’s fatal Amtrak derailment was using his cell phone while he should’ve […]

Business

BizFeed: Amtrak Passengers Stuck After Crew “Ran Out of Hours”

1. Amtrak Passengers Stuck in Delaware After Crew “Ran Out of Hours” The News: On it’s trip from New York to Washington D.C., an Amtrak train surprisingly […]

City Life

New Railway Safety Measures to Enforce Speed at Frankford Junction

Federal railroad officials will take new measures to enforce the speed limit at the Frankford Junction curve where an Amtrak train derailed last month, killing […]

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Eli Kulp Benefit Dinner at Helm

On Sunday, June 14th, Helm is hosting a benefit dinner for chef Eli Kulp who was seriously injured in last month’s Amtrak derailment. Helm’s Kevin D’Egidio […]

City Life

NTSB Can’t Figure Out Amtrak Engineer’s Phone Records

Three weeks after the tragic Amtrak crash in Philadelphia that killed eight people and injured hundreds, there are still more questions than answers, a fact […]

City Life

Amtrak: Safety Controls Will Be in Place by Year’s End

Amtrak plans to have accident-avoidance equipment fully installed in the Northeast Corridor by year’s end, railroad officials told Congress Tuesday morning. The hearing took place […]

Business

Did Airlines Price Gouge After Amtrak Crash?

It’s clear that airline prices rose exponentially after the Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia two weeks ago, clogging up the widely traveled Northeast Corridor for days. But […]