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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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New Jersey Transit River Line at Walter Rand Transportation Center in Camden
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Pat Toddy
June 10, 2019 - 9:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Following a weekend of round-the-clock wheel inspections, the New Jersey Transit River Line is running normal service. In the interest of rider safety, NJT made the call to test the wheels of all 19 cars in the River Line fleet. Agency spokesman Jim Smith says 14 of...
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New Jersey Transit River Line at Walter Rand Transportation Center in Camden
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Tim Jimenez
June 07, 2019 - 7:43 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There is “very limited service” on New Jersey Transit’s River Line on Friday because officials say they have to inspect all the train cars and make necessary repairs after they came across a wheel defect. New Jersey Transit suspended the River Line Thursday night, but...
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The Franklin Institute is planning to create a new gallery featuring technology of the past and present.
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John McDevitt
June 04, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Franklin Institute is planning to create a new gallery featuring technology of the past and present. The Baldwin 60000 steam locomotive has been sitting on a track inside the Franklin Institute for more than 80 years. The exhibit space will be getting a re-design...
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After eight months NJ Transit Atlantic City Line trains are running again. This is the first train out of 30th Street on Monday morning.
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Tim Jimenez
May 13, 2019 - 6:50 am
UPDATED: 10 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit officials promise better, more efficient service now that the Atlantic City Line is back in operation first time in eight months. They hope riders come back and the line attracts new passengers. Monday was the first weekday the...
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PATCO is giving facelifts this year to its three most-used stations.
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John McDevitt
May 08, 2019 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PATCO's plan to run fewer trains overnight starting on Monday has been delayed. There has been a lot of reaction to PATCO's overnight schedule change and Delaware River Port Authority CEO John Hanson says time is needed to review it all. "We delayed the night owl...
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NJ Transit
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Mark Abrams
April 17, 2019 - 2:52 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — The Atlantic City rail service is returning about two weeks sooner than expected because of accelerated work on upgrading the track network. Gov. Phil Murphy delivered the news to those attending the NJ TransAct conference in Atlantic City. "Regular rail service will...
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Kristen Johanson
February 28, 2019 - 2:53 pm
UPDATED: 3:40 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Investigators are on scene of a fatal train accident at the Colmar Station, along the Lansdale/Doylestown Line. Just after 1 p.m. Thursday on the inbound lines, SEPTA officials say the person was on the track when the train came in. They are...
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After being suspended for months and its future left unclear to commuters, New Jersey Transit's Atlantic city Rail Line finally gets a reopening date.
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Justin Udo
February 27, 2019 - 8:43 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — After being suspended for months and its future left unclear to commuters, New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line finally gets a reopening date. Like most of the Atlantic City rail riders who came out to Wednesday's public meeting in Cherry Hill, James...
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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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