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Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

NJT Adjusting Schedules for Amtrak Track Repairs at NY Penn

NJT Adjusting Schedules for Amtrak Track Repairs at NY Penn

Just when train riders thought the so called “Summer of Hell” was over, some New Jersey Transit riders should be prepared for more of the same in the winter.

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017

Trains Back to Normal After Penn Station Repairs

Trains Back to Normal After Penn Station Repairs

Full service has resumed on commuter rail lines into New York's Penn Station after a two-month repair project. New Jersey Transit, Long Island Rail Road and Amtrak trains resumed their normal schedules on...

Saturday, Sep 2, 2017

Penn Station Commuters Say 'Summer of Hell' Wasn't That Bad

Penn Station Commuters Say 'Summer of Hell' Wasn't That Bad

It was billed as the "summer of hell." Thankfully, it was more like the summer of "meh," New York rail commuters say.

Thursday, Aug 31, 2017

Amtrak: Penn Repairs Done, Rebuilding of Bathrooms to Come

Amtrak: Penn Repairs Done, Rebuilding of Bathrooms to Come

Amtrak officials said Thursday that the summer repair work at Penn Station is done following a nearly two-month overhaul, infamously dubbed the "summer of hell," that forced rairloads that share the busy transit...

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

LIRR, NJ Transit Returning to Normal Schedule

LIRR, NJ Transit Returning to Normal Schedule

The MTA said it will resume regular weekday service for the Long Island Rail Road on the day after Labor Day.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017

Amtrak Official: Penn Station Repairs Ahead of Schedule

Amtrak Official: Penn Station Repairs Ahead of Schedule

With just two weeks to go until a deadline for major repairs at Penn Station, an Amtrak official said the railroad agency is ahead of schedule and “absolutely” expects full service to be returned by the day...

Sunday, Aug 6, 2017

Amtrak Will Likely Seek a 2nd Round of Penn Repairs in 2018

Amtrak Will Likely Seek a 2nd Round of Penn Repairs in 2018

This summer's overhaul of the tracks below Penn Station has gone so smoothly that an Amtrak official said the transit agency is more likely than ever to push for future repairs next year — that means more fixes...

Sunday, Jul 30, 2017

When Trains Stall, Why Does Help Take So Long to Arrive?

When Trains Stall, Why Does Help Take So Long to Arrive?

It's a question that has weighed on the minds of countless commuters, usually as they sit in a stalled train in one of the tunnels heading into the nation's busiest train station: Why does help seem to take...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017
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By Karen Hua

Take an Inside Look at the Penn Station Train Control Center

During its third week of major track reconstruction at Penn Station, Amtrak show...View gallery

  • PENN STATION CONTROL CENTER 4
  • PENN STATION CONTROL CENTER 1
  • PENN STATION CONTROL CENTER 5
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Overbudget Amtrak Project Plagued by 'Gross Mismanagement'

Overbudget Amtrak Project Plagued by 'Gross Mismanagement'

A plan to upgrade part of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in order to accommodate high speed rail travel was supposed to be completed last month -- but the I-Team has learned the railroad operator is now projecting...

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