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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...

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...

Friday, Aug 25, 2017

Ex-NJ Transit Official Calls Agency 'Runaway Train'

Ex-NJ Transit Official Calls Agency 'Runaway Train'

A recently fired New Jersey Transit compliance officer tells lawmakers he was terminated for raising safety and other concerns and that the agency is a "runaway train."

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.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Disabled Train Causes Rush-Hour NJ Transit Delays

Disabled Train Causes Rush-Hour NJ Transit Delays

A disabled train caused delays of up to 40 minutes during Tuesday's morning rush for NJ Transit riders in and out of New York's Penn Station.

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...

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...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Christie Vows to Take Action If NJ Transit Workers Miss Work

Christie Vows to Take Action If NJ Transit Workers Miss Work

Gov. Chris Christie says he will take "every action that is necessary" to make sure New Jersey Transit train engineers show up for work after dozens of trains were canceled earlier this week because of...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

NJ Transit, Union At Odds Over Cause of Canceled Trains

NJ Transit, Union At Odds Over Cause of Canceled Trains

A top New Jersey Transit official tells state lawmakers the agency is considering possible disciplinary action after dozens of trains had to be canceled earlier this week because of a manpower shortage.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017

More Major Problems on PATH, Subway, AirTrain, Rails

More Major Problems on PATH, Subway, AirTrain, Rails

Thursday morning brought suspensions and delays on the PATH and Newark AirTrain, more cancellations on NJ Transit due to manpower issues and a rash of subway delays due to sick customers and signal problems.

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