Amtrak

The Philadelphia Fire Department is battling a fire at a North Philadelphia auto body shop.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
March 11, 2019 - 7:17 am
UPDATED: 9:34 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fire tore through an auto body shop in North Philadelphia early Monday morning. The fire affected nearby SEPTA service. The fire started around 2 a.m. at the shop and junkyard at Sedgley and Allegheny avenues. Six hours later and firefighters are...
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Dreamstime
March 03, 2019 - 12:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- We're getting another blast of winter weather as snow, sleet and rain hits our region. On Sunday afternoon, a Winter Weather Warning went into effect for Philadelphia and the surroding counties, such as Berks, the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos. Forecasters say that...
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Dreamstime
Kimberly Adams
March 02, 2019 - 10:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With a Winter Storm Watch on the horizon, Amtrak has announced that their Pennsylvania train service will be modified this weekend and into Monday. Amtrak announced Saturday that it will be modifing its Pennsylvanian and Keystone Service . They are also asking riders...
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An Amtrak train headed for Los Angeles with almost 200 people on board came to a standstill Sunday evening after hitting a tree that had fallen onto the tracks
Rebekah Dodson/Twitter via CNN
February 26, 2019 - 7:59 am
By Jay Croft and Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN (CNN) -- A train with nearly 200 people on aboard that had been stranded in deep snow for more than 36 hours has arrived at an Amtrak station in Eugene, Oregon. The train, originally en-route to Los Angeles, will return to Seattle after receiving...
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If you're planning to travel to Chicago for this weekends Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears playoff game, you have plenty of options.
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Mike DeNardo
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The company pitching Amtrak on a new schedule board for 30th Street Station will have one of its split-flap boards keeping track of pitches at Citizens Bank Park this season. The sound of rotating split-flap modules is always in the background at Oat Foundry, the...
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Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
January 27, 2019 - 12:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you still didn't get your final look at Amtrak's iconic flipboard inside 30th Street Station that, unfortunately, won't happen now. It was removed for good last night. It took about a dozen or so workers to wrap the board up with a tarp and bubble wrap, before...
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Amtrak is taking down the beloved but aging schedule board at 30th Street Station this weekend. But what's next for the board?
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 25, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Amtrak is taking down the beloved but aging schedule board at 30th Street Station this weekend. But what's next for the board? Nostalgic riders took final pictures of the split-flap Solari board before the iconic analog sign comes down this weekend. "The sign board is...
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Information board at 30th Street Station
Ian Bush/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 07, 2019 - 12:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Amtrak is planning to replace the split-flap schedule board at 30th Street Station with a digital version, but one local congressman is pushing for an alternative. With the familiar click-click-click of the schedule board behind him, U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle told...
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The days are numbered for 30th Street Station's beloved split-flap schedule board.
Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
December 11, 2018 - 12:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Amtrak's classic split-flap board at 30th Street Station may not be destined for the scrap heap just yet. Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson told Rep. Brendan Boyle during a lengthy discussion that the passenger railroad service may reconsider its plan to replace it with a...
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Information board at 30th Street Station
Ian Bush/KYW Newsradio
November 30, 2018 - 10:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Amtrak announced Friday that the Solari train departure board at 30th Street Station will be replaced with a digital Passenger Information Display System in January as part of a modernization project. The rail company will is also replace the display boards at each...
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