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Amtrak Pacific Surfliner announced addition of train Capacity

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner announced addition of train Capacity

5 days ago   |   Tourism

From today the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner will add railcars to each of its 10 daily trains serving Santa Barbara County . It will provide more than 2,000 additional seats to help...
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Five Places to Discover Virginia by Train on Amtrak

Five Places to Discover Virginia by Train on Amtrak

8 days ago   |   Flights - Transports

One of the perks of living in DC is that Virginia is our neighboring state. Perhaps I've become a bit biased, but I have to say it's one of my favorite states in the union. It...
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Amtrak Names Ken Hylander Chief Safety Officer

Amtrak Names Ken Hylander Chief Safety Officer

11 days ago   |   Flights - Transports

Amtrak has named Ken Hylander Executive Vice President and Chief Safety Officer. Hylander most recently served as Chairman of the Flight Safety Foundation and previously served...
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3 cars on Amtrak train with 311 passengers derail, none hurt

3 cars on Amtrak train with 311 passengers derail, none hurt

16 days ago   |   News

An emailed statement said the derailed cars remained fully upright and that the train was expected to continue its journey north.
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Trump administration shuts down $13 billion Obama-era Amtrak plan

Trump administration shuts down $13 billion Obama-era Amtrak plan

19 days ago   |   Politic - News

The administration called the deal proposed by former President Barack Obama - which would have been half paid for by the federal government...
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Early review says crew not using electronic devices before Amtrak crash

Early review says crew not using electronic devices before Amtrak crash

29 days ago   |   News

Five people were killed and dozens more injured when Amtrak Cascades train 501 crashed Monday in Washington state.
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Derailment Probe Looks At Speed, As Critics Cite Amtrak's 'Lax Safety Culture'

Derailment Probe Looks At Speed, As Critics Cite Amtrak's 'Lax Safety Culture'

1 month ago   |   Business - News

The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to figure out why the train was traveling 80 mph in a 30 mph zone when it careened off a highway overpass Monday, killing at...
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Amtrak Derailment Highlights Delays In Implementing New Safety Measures

Amtrak Derailment Highlights Delays In Implementing New Safety Measures

1 month ago   |   Business - News   |   2 articles

Positive train control technology was installed but not activated on the track where a deadly derailment occurred on Monday. The technology was still being tested and set to be...
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BC-AP News Digest 7 am

BC-AP News Digest 7 am

1 month ago   |   News

Cars from an Amtrak train that derailed lie spilled onto Interstate 5, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new...
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This life-saving technology was not available on the derailed Amtrak train

This life-saving technology was not available on the derailed Amtrak train

1 month ago   |   Travel   |   2 articles

Thomson Reuters Amtrak Cascades train 501 derailed near DuPont, Washington on Monday. The train was going 80 mph in a 30 mph zone. The train was not equipped with positive...
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Congress is scrambling to find a deal to end the government shutdown as both...

Congress is scrambling to find a deal to end the government shutdown as both parties play the blame game

Getty Images/Pool After the Senate failed to pass a funding bill Friday night, the federal government is now in a partial shutdown. The two parties in the Senate failed to... Read more ...

GOLDMAN SACHS: The government shutdown will take a toll on the US economy...

GOLDMAN SACHS: The government shutdown will take a toll on the US economy, but the pain won't last long

Goldman Sachs says the government shutdown will result in a 0.2% reduction in first-quarter GDP for every week it persists. However, it said the negative effect will be... Read more ...

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Trump Blames Democrats For Shutdown Despite GOP Control Of Congress

Trump Blames Democrats For Shutdown Despite GOP Control Of Congress

"This is the One Year Anniversary of my Presidency and the Democrats wanted to give me a nice present," the president tweeted. Read more ...

North Korea to send 22 athletes to compete in 3 sports at 2018 Olympics in...

North Korea to send 22 athletes to compete in 3 sports at 2018 Olympics in South Korea - IOC

The IOC has approved the participation of 22 North Korean athletes in the coming Olympic Games in PyeongChang. Apart from the first-ever joint hockey team with Seoul, the North... Read more ...

How America Has Changed During Trump's First Year In Office, By The Numbers

How America Has Changed During Trump's First Year In Office, By The Numbers

The economy has improved, health insurance prices continued to climb and far fewer people have been stopped at the southwestern border. However, not all of it is Trump's doing. Read more ...

'Safe Purge Everyone': Tweeters Troll Donald Trump Over Government Shutdown

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Travel And Tour World | 20.January.2018

Travel And Tour World | 20.January.2018

View this email on the web here Travel And Tour World - Global News Global travel and tourism news on your desktop Date: 20.01.2018 Travel News of the Day: US Supreme Court to... Read more ...

Berluti Embraces Quiet Luxury for Fall '18 Collection

Berluti Embraces Quiet Luxury for Fall '18 Collection

Berluti finds peace in an understated but luxurious fall-winter 2018 collection. In a world that is louder than ever, I like the idea of a quiet man, says Haider Ackermann. The... Read more ...

Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round; Halep in long-haul win

Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round; Halep in long-haul win

MELBOURNE, Australia - Angelique Kerber is the only major winner remaining in the Australian Open women's draw after ending Maria Sharapova's comeback tour to Melbourne Park. Read more ...