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After complaints, Amtrak to launch high-speed WiFi network

Passengers on Amtrak have long complained about the spotty WiFi on the train -- now Amtrak is set to create a high-speed improvement.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:04am EDT

Tags: Amtrak, Lenetta McCampbell, WiFi, Neal Augenstein

Wednesday's record rainfall no match for tropical storms

The D.C. area is no stranger to intense, heavy rain. So how does Wednesday's rain and flooding compare to tropical storms, which are common events in the summer and early fall?

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 03:41pm EDT

Tags: tropical storms, weather blog, lauryn ricketts, rain

From D.C. to Baltimore in 15 minutes? A future possibility

Can you imagine whizzing from D.C. to Baltimore in just 15 minutes? If a business group has its way, you'll be able to speed past the backed-up traffic on Interstate 95 aboard the super-fast magnetic levitation train.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 06:43am EST

Tags: dick uliano, maglev trains, fast train, DC, Union Station, Baltimore, Wayne Rogers, northeast maglev

Agreement to bring passenger rail to Roanoke

Gov. Bob McDonnell says passenger train service is heading to Roanoke for the first time in more than 30 years.

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 04:06pm EST

Tags: Roanoke, Va., Amtrak, Bob McDonnell,

4 dead, 67 injured as NYC commuter train derails in Bronx

A Metro-North passenger train has derailed in the Bronx.

Sunday - 12/01/2013, 01:16pm EST

Tags: train derailment

Old plan for region's high-speed train gets new life

A pie-in-the-sky plan to build a train that could zip from D.C. to Baltimore in just 15 minutes, and to New York in just an hour, is getting some new life.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 05:31am EST

Tags: high speed train, northeast maglev, max smith,

Delays for Camden Line MARC commuters continue Tuesday

According to the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), a CSX freight train derailment that took place Sunday, July 28 at 10 a.m., just south of Camden Station near Bush Street, left all tracks blocked. This derailment will have an impact on the Camden and Brunswick lines for Monday's commuting schedule.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 11:01pm EDT

Tags: MARC, commuters, train derailment, schedule, Terry Owens, Maryland

Delays for MARC's Camden line after derailment

Monday - 07/29/2013, 07:09am EDT

Tags: Baltimore, derailment

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