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DoJ IG investigates DEA payments to Amtrak employee

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in alleged payments by Drug Enforcement Administration personnel to an Amtrak employee are being investigated by the Justice Department inspector general's office.

Tags: Justice Department , Drug Enforcement Administration , Oversight , inspector general ,

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 07:50pm EDT

DHS, Amtrak partner to make train travel more secure

A new TSA initiative seeks to secure nation's railways

Tags: Federal Drive , DHS , TSA , See Something/Say Something , Amy Kudwa

Friday - 07/09/2010, 09:31am EDT

Exhibit train visits Baltimore's Penn Station

The traveling display that showcases memorabilia from Amtrak's 40-year history is stopping at Penn Station this weekend.

Tags: Baltimore Penn Station , Chuggington Kids Depot

Saturday - 05/21/2011, 06:13am EDT

Schumer: Train travel needs 'no-ride' list

A high-profile senator is calling for stricter security for train travel in the wake of intelligence discoveries following Osama bin Laden's death.

Tags: Charles Schumer , al-Qaida , Osama bin Laden , Adam Tuss , No-Fly list , no-ride list

Monday - 05/09/2011, 06:02pm EDT

Amtrak celebrating 40th birthday at D.C.'s Union Station


Tuesday - 05/03/2011, 02:56am EDT

The District dodges bulk of snowstorm

The D.C. area has been mostly spared by a snowstorm that is dumping large amounts of snow on Southern Maryland, the Eastern Shore.

Tags: weather , weather advisory , snow , Christmas , Winter Weather Warning , Devon Lucie , airports

Saturday - 12/25/2010, 10:54am EST

Norfolk gets first passenger train in more than 30 years

The great success of a new Amtrak line from Boston to Virginia has spurred the train company to add additional stops in some areas that haven't had train service for more than 30 years.

Tags: Norfolk , Richmond , Lynchburg , Hank Silverberg , Thelma Drake , Union Station , Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportat , train

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 08:58am EST

Amtrak riders experiencing minor delays

Amtrak service between Baltimore and Wilmington, Del. was disrupted Thursday night because a commercial power wire was down near Wilmington. Signal problems also caused problems between Philadelphia and Baltimore.

Tags: Baltimore

Friday - 12/17/2010, 06:22am EST

Gray names Fenty holdover city administrator

D.C. Mayor-elect Vincent Gray Wednesday named a top official in the Fenty administration his city administrator and chose a former Amtrak executive to be his chief of staff.

Tags: Vincent Gray , Allen Lew , Michelle Rhee , Gabe Klein , Gerry Mason Hall , D.C. Sports and Entertainment Commission , Office of Public Education Facilities Modernizatio , Nationals Park , Mark Segraves

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 04:22pm EST

Accident causes MARC, Amtrak delays

Five MARC commuter rail cars have derailed after a slow-speed collision with a freight train in Union Station's rail yard. MARC's afternoon service is not expected to be affected.

Tags: MARC , Union Station , derailment , Maryland Transit Administration , D.C. Fire and EMS , Pete Piringer , Joe McHugh , Neal Augenstein

Friday - 11/05/2010, 11:44am EDT
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