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Amtrak Will Install Cameras in Locomotives

Following the deadly Philadelphia train derailment that killed 8 people earlier this month, Amtrak says it will install cameras in the cabs of its locomotives, […]

City Life

Engineer’s Cellphone Examined in Amtrak Accident

Investigators are trying to determine if the engineer of a doomed Amtrak train was using a cellphone at the time of a Philadelphia derailment that […]

Foobooz

Eli Kulp Update: Spinal Cord Injury Will Require Months of Rehabilitation

In last week’s Amtrak train derailment we learned that chef Eli Kulp was seriously injured. Today we found out that Kulp suffered a severe spinal cord injury. […]

City Life

Authorities: No Evidence Bullet Hit Train

Authorities are still trying to determine why an Amtrak train derailed last week in Philadelphia, killing eight people. The New York Times says some theories […]

Business

Tech CEO Remembered as “Brilliant Strategist,” “Beacon of Light”

In the days since her death, Rachel Jacobs has been called “a beacon of light,” “a giver,” and an “extraordinary person.” ApprenNet, the Philly tech startup where […]

Business

Amtrak Restores Philly-to-New York Service

Amtrak has announced that it will resume service Monday morning from Philadelphia to New York. Effective with departures from Philadelphia at 5:53 a.m. (Train 110) and […]

City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week

They were just passing through. They didn’t intend to stop — the CEO of the start-up, the AP tech guy, the Navy midshipman, the dad. […]

City Life

FBI Investigating Whether Amtrak Train Hit by Projectile

On Wednesday afternoon, the day after the devastating Amtrak crash that killed eight and injured scores, we reported that an Amtrak and SEPTA train may […]

Foobooz

Eli Kulp Remains Hospitalized, Grateful for Support

According to the Philadelphia Business Journal, chef Eli Kulp remains hospitalized due to injuries he suffered in Tuesday night’s Amtrak derailment. The award winning chef and […]

City Life

Derailment: Midshipman Laid to Rest

Here’s what we know on the Friday afternoon after the Tuesday Amtrak derailment that killed eight people: • The first funeral was held. “The funeral […]

City

Temple: 12 Amtrak Passengers Remain Hospitalized, 5 Critical

[Update 1:38 p.m.] CNN reports: “Twenty-five people were still being treated at five hospitals midday Friday, including eight in critical condition, according to hospital spokespeople.” The numbers […]

Business

BizFeed: Amtrak Lawsuits Face $200M Hurdle

1. Lawsuits a Certainty After Amtrak Crash, But Damages Capped at $200M The News: In the wake of the Amtrak train crash, expect a slew […]

City Life

Amtrak CEO Takes “Full Responsibility”

Here’s what we know about the Amtrak derailment, on the third morning following the accident that claimed eight lives: • We knew newer safety equipment […]

City Life

NTSB: Derailed Amtrak Train Went From 70 to 100 MPH in 49 Seconds

The engineer of the Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night has agreed to be interviewed by the National Transportation Safety Board, according to officials. […]

City

The Politics of Amtrak Funding (Or: Why Conservatives Hate Trains So Much)

The House Appropriations committee made a curious move yesterday just hours after the deadly Amtrak derailment: It voted to cut $252 million in funding from […]