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May 12, 2017
Engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash charged with manslaughter
The engineer in a deadly 2015 Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, Pennsylvania Attorney General...
May 12, 2017 - 8:18pm
April 14, 2017
If Trump's budget passes, Amtrak service could end in ND, MN
FARGO — North Dakota, Minnesota and other states could be without Amtrak service if a proposal in President Donald Trump's budget becomes...
April 14, 2017 - 10:25pm
March 27, 2017
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
CHICAGO - An Amtrak train derailed outside Union Station in Chicago on Monday but there were no immediate reports of any injuries, a local NBC...
March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Amtrak train freed after being stuck almost 13 hours in 25-foot ND snowbank
RUGBY, N.D. -- On the fourth attempt, an Amtrak train carrying 111 passengers that was stuck almost 13 hours in a 25-foot northern North Dakota...
March 8, 2017 - 10:06pm
Amtrak passenger train stuck in ND snow
MINOT, N.D. -- An Amtrak passenger train travelling from Minot hit an unexpected barrier early Wednesday morning. The eastbound train made it...
March 8, 2017 - 2:41pm
February 10, 2017
Empire Builder line halted in Montana due to storms, expected to re-open
Amtrak’s Empire Builder route was expected to re-open in Montana on Friday after storms closed the line in the Marias Pass area. A westbound...
February 10, 2017 - 3:22pm
February 8, 2017
Amtrak's Empire Builder route resumes after avalanche
Amtrak’s Empire Builder route resumed Wednesday after heavy snowfall and an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains halted it Monday. Amtrak officials...
February 8, 2017 - 10:14am
October 10, 2016
Two Devils Lake men injured after Amtrak train chops truck in half
Two Devils Lake men were injured Monday morning when they drove across train tracks in Ramsey County and had their pickup torn in half by a fast-moving...
October 10, 2016 - 1:29pm
September 29, 2016
UPDATE 2:10 p.m.: Pedestrian walks home aftter being hit by Amtrak train in Emerado
EMERADO, N.D.—A pedestrian was injured after he was hit by an Amtrak train in Emerado Thursday morning, but authorities said he walked...
September 29, 2016 - 2:09pm
June 13, 2016
Name released of Grafton man killed near Grand Forks Amtrak station
A Grafton, N.D., man found dead on the railroad tracks near the Grand Forks Amtrak station Friday has been identified by the Grand Forks County...
June 13, 2016 - 10:49am
June 11, 2016
UPDATED: Few details released in railroad death near Grand Forks Amtrak station
Law enforcement are investigating a death Friday evening near the Amtrak station in Grand Forks. Police were called around 6 p.m. to the railroad...
June 11, 2016 - 11:26am
October 30, 2015
Deadline to install rail safety technology extended to 2018
The U.S. has given railroad companies two more years to install rail safety technology that federal officials say will help prevent derailments. President...
October 30, 2015 - 6:50pm
October 29, 2015
DeMers to close at railroad station
Workers will close DeMers Avenue at a railroad crossing near the Grand Forks Amtrak Station starting Tuesday. BNSF Railway plans to work at the crossing west of North 55th Street, according to a news release. Detour signs will be posted and crews are expected to finish the project...
October 29, 2015 - 3:04pm
October 6, 2015
Amtrak to suspend national rail service without safety extension
Amtrak has told U.S. lawmakers that it will suspend service on its national network in mid-December unless Congress extends a Dec. 31 deadline...
October 6, 2015 - 9:30pm
July 25, 2015
New Jersey Gov. Christie blames Amtrak for nightmarish commutes
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, on Friday blamed Amtrak for a week of nightmarish commutes to and...
July 25, 2015 - 4:30pm