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Dan Wing
July 23, 2019 - 12:54 pm
UPDATED: 5:50 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For a second time, charges have been dropped against the engineer at the helm of the ill-fated Amtrak 188 train in May 2015, which killed eight people and injured hundreds more in Northeast Philadelphia. Brandon Bostian, who was 32 at the time...
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30th Street Station is now named after late Congressman William H. Gray III.
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Cherri Gregg
July 03, 2019 - 1:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers passing by 30th Street Station may notice some changes on Wednesday. The station is being renamed after the late Congressman Bill Gray. The new sign is already visible on the 29th Street side of the Amtrak station, which now includes the words "William H. Gray...
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30th Street Station
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Mike DeNardo
June 19, 2019 - 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Travelers between New York state and Philadelphia were stop-and-go Wednesday morning , as Amtrak reported suspended service over nearly a three-hour span along the Northeast Corridor. According to Amtrak, overhead power line issues in North Jersey disrupted its trains...
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Philadelphia first responders outside of 30th Street Station.
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John McDevitt
June 08, 2019 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials are investigating after they say a "white powder" was located on an Amtrak train Saturday afternoon. Following the discovery, officials say, passengers were evacuated at around 1 p.m. from the Northeast Regional Train at 30th Street Station. However, the...
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The Philadelphia Fire Department is battling a fire at a North Philadelphia auto body shop.
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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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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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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
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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
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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