Amtrak trains briefly went dry in Illinois on Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says a plan to cut Amtrak funding by 60 percent and block the rail line from using federal money for state-supported routes would hurt the state.
The Chicago economy is getting a bit of good news Monday morning, as the huge Englewood Flyover railroad project stands to bring hundreds of jobs.
CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with train passengers about enhanced security at stations as the Sept. 11 anniversary nears.
Amtrak has enhanced its security ahead of the 9/11 anniversary and officials say that, over the past decade, they’ve transformed their police force from a unit that largely responds to crime to one that anticipates it.
Amtrak says a train carrying about 175 passengers between Chicago and San Francisco has derailed in southwest Nebraska.
Flooding in the Midwest this year has cost Amtrak in a big way.
Some Amtrak train passengers were quite literally stuck in the middle of nowhere Tuesday, after a fuel problem stalled a train headed from Chicago to Carbondale.
Another lawsuit has been filed over the crash of an Amtrak train that left Chicago and was hit by a truck in Nevada, killing six people more than a week ago.
An Evanston woman is the first to file suit against a Nevada trucking company after she was injured in a deadly crash on an Amtrak train last week.
Authorities on Monday released the names of three more victims in last week’s fiery collision between a gravel truck and an Amtrak train in Nevada, and five passengers were still unaccounted for.
A Nevada trucking company under scrutiny for a fatal crash with an Amtrak train has been cited repeatedly by state authorities for crashes, unsafe driving and operating a truck with tires so bald the vehicle had to be taken off the road.
An Amtrak crew member on a train from Chicago and a trucker who allegedly drove around downed crossing gates were both killed when the truck and train collided Friday morning 75 miles east of Reno, Nev., according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
The truck driver and one person on the California Zephyr were killed in the 11:25 a.m. Friday accident about 70 miles east of Reno, authorities said.
CHICAGO (WBBM) – Union Station is running out of room for trains, even though Metra commuters are asking for more service, Amtrak is setting ridership records, and advocates want to make Union Station the hub […]
Amtrak’s City of New Orleans train resumes service over its full route Saturday, following nearly a month of service disruptions due to flooding north of Memphis, Tenn.
A “no fly” list can bar you from the nation’s airlines. Now, one Capitol Hill politician wants to create a “no ride” list for Amtrak, as well.
After focusing on building a high-speed rail corridor between Chicago and St. Louis, the federal government is about to award money for a high-speed corridor to the east.
During a visit to Chicago, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood offered no federal commitments to help rebuild or expand the region’s deteriorating transit system.
Amtrak officials say they are exploring rail service to an area of the state that has traditionally felt left out of the transportation loop.