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A motorman on a New Jersey Transit commuter train bound for New York City looks back at the platform before moving the train at the Secaucus Junction station in Secaucus

A man fell out of a commuter train in New Jersey after the doors opened on the wrong side

It's every commuter's worst nightmare, and highlights just how important the oft-ignored signs not to lean against the doors can be.
Passengers exit an Amtrak Acela train from New York Penn Station as it arrives on a platform at South Station train and bus station, on August 7, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.()

Amtrak is launching a new express train between New York and Washington DC that could help it steal even more passengers from airlines in the Northeas...

We spoke to an executive at the railroad to learn about the herculean task of adding new trains to the busiest travel corridor in the United States.

Why extreme heat turns train tracks into spaghetti

Extreme heat causes steel tracks to expand and buckle, forming "sun kinks" that could potentially derail train cars.
Platforms on the remaining functioning subway lines quickly became crowded as evening rush hour commuters tried to find another way home.

New York’s subway system flooded yet again after torrential rain, leaving commuters soaking wet and furious

Angry straphangers posted photos and videos of their soggy commutes to Twitter, where many had improvised creative ways to cross puddles.
File photo of a CSX freight train blasting through high snow at a crossing in Silver Spring

One of the US’s largest railroads just slashed its profit forecast and gave a dire warning about President Trump’s trade war

"The present economic backdrop is one of the most puzzling I have experienced in my career," CSX's CEO said after the railroad's dismal quarter.

Some of New York’s busiest subway stations flooded after a rainstorm, and commuters were furious

Most of the subway might be underground, but that doesn't mean there wasn't falling water beneath the streets.

A power outage on one of the US’s busiest rail corridors is wreaking havoc on Amtrak service

Power was only disabled for about 20 minutes, but in the country's busiest rail corridor, that's plenty of time to disrupt hundreds of commuters.
At least five piece of debris have fallen from elevated subway tracks in Queens, New York

New York is installing netting under elevated subway tracks where debris keeps falling onto streets below

After a piece of metal pierced a car's windshield and at least four other objects fell, local politicians urged the MTA to do act.
New York police released this video of the alleged subway brake bandit.

New York City has caught an alleged subway bandit who delayed more than 700 trains by pulling the emergency brake

Isaiah Thompson was arrested in Brooklyn Friday. Police say he's the culprit behind emergency brake activations that delayed more than 740 trains.

The rise and fall of Amtrak, which has been losing money since 1971

The US has long lagged behind other countries when it comes to passenger rail.