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Amtrak CEO Hopes to Restore Full Service by Tuesday

Speaking at the site of Tuesday’s deadly train derailment, Amtrak CEO Joe Boardman announced that limited service will be available along the Northeast Corridor by Monday, and he […]

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Amtrak Crash Death Toll Up to Eight, All Passengers Accounted For

At a Thursday afternoon press conference, Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer revealed that yet another body has been pulled from the wreckage of the Amtrak […]

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Rendell Attacks Congressional “SOBs” in Wake of Amtrak Derailment

Ed Rendell has spent a good chunk of his post-governor years trying to build a case for increased infrastructure spending across the United States, so […]

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Video Released of Amtrak Derailment

Security video of Tuesday night’s Amtrak derailment has been released. It’s grainy enough to be difficult to see what’s going on — but it’s apparent, […]

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Scenes From an Occupation: The Amtrak Crash Media Frenzy

Along Frankford Avenue, lined up like antennaed Chiclets, are the white news vans from all over. Some of the names and logos are recognizable — CNN, for […]

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SEPTA Announces Trenton Line Contingency Plan in Wake of Amtrak Crash

The crash of Amtrak train 188 at Frankford Junction last night also threw SEPTA’s Trenton Regional Rail line out of commission. After throwing extra trains on […]

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Shameless Philly TV Lawyer Shills Self to Amtrak Crash Victims

Well, that didn’t take long. With the search for victims of the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia still underway, one well-known Philadelphia attorney thought it would […]


Did the Derailed Amtrak Train Nearly Collide With an Oil-Filled Freight Car?

There’s a terrifying sight in the background of some photos from Tuesday night’s horrific Amtrak derailment: a series of black rail cars, the color and […]

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WATCH: NTSB Releases Video of Amtrak Crash Investigation

On Wednesday afternoon, less than 24 hours after the derailment in Philadelphia, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released video of the Amtrak crash investigation […]

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President Obama Issues Statement On Amtrak Crash

As the investigation continues into Tuesday’s deadly derailment of Amtrak 188 in Philadelphia, both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have issued statements […]

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Nutter Won’t Confirm Speed at Fault in Amtrak Derailment

The search for Amtrak derailment survivors has spread beyond the cars passengers were traveling in when Tuesday night’s accident occurred, Mayor Michael Nutter said during […]


Amtrak Service May Not Be Restored For a Week: Experts

The Amtrak train derailment has not only left at least seven people dead and many more injured and missing, it’s also stifled travel for many […]


In 1943, Train Crashed Near Same Spot as Amtrak Derailment

It was Labor Day, 1943. World War II was in full swing, but the mood that holiday weekend was festive. Many soldiers were on leave. […]


Eli Kulp Injured in Amtrak Derailment

The Philadelphia Business Journal is reporting that chef Eli Kulp of High Street Hospitality Group (Fork, High Street on Market, a.kitchen) “sustained serious injuries” in yesterday’s […]

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SEPTA and Acela Trains Struck Before Amtrak Crash [UPDATED]

UPDATE, 5/13/2015, 3 p.m.: At an afternoon press conference, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said that the SEPTA and Amtrak Acela trains that were struck within […]