Amtrak To Resume Normal Service Tomorrow

Amtrak has announced it will resume normal service system wide as of tomorrow. The agency previously announced it would be cancelling long haul service & some state run services due to the expected railroad strike that has been averted. xoxo Transit Blogger

Amtrak Suspends Long Haul Service

This coming Friday can be a huge day for our country & not in a good way. Outside of a hail mary being completed in the next 48 or so hours, railroad workers across the nation will go on strike. Such an action will cripple the country as many of our goods are transported via […]

Plastic Wrap Causes Travel Nightmares

The day before Thanksgiving is always one of the heaviest travel days of the year. In a region like the tri-state area, this is just more added chaos to what is already the norm. Riders who especially deal with Penn Station know all about the chaos as it is a regular occurrence for them due […]

Amtrak Train Detaches On Trip To NYC

Long time readers know that I am a historic critic of Amtrak’s poor service & much deserved reputation as a failed transportation carrier. So when I heard the news of one of their trains detaching on a trip headed to NYC this evening, I was not surprised one bit. The story starts on Train #68 […]

Amtrak Stalling MTA West Side Plan

The MTA has many major plans it would like to implement to its commuter railroad services. With the Long Island Railroad, it is East Side Access to provide service to Grand Central Station. For the Metro-North, it is the ability to send riders to Penn Station. While the LIRR project is rolling along, the Metro-North’s […]