amtrak

Train Station Closed
The Mansfield train station will be closed to all commuters on Thursday after a man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Wednesday afternoon.
Train Delays
Amtrak now says its rail service between New York and Philadelphia will probably be suspended through Monday, while tracks and other equipment are repaired in the area where a derailment Tuesday night killed eight people.
The railroad had earlier said limited service would resume Monday...
Seven Confirmed Dead
Update:  A National Transportation Safety Board official says the engineer of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia applied the emergency brakes just before the crash. National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt said that the train was traveling at 106 mph when the engine…