Amtrak train hits semi-truck in Maryland, no one injured

(ROCKVILLE, M.D.) -- An Amtrak train departing from Washington, D.C., collided with a semi-truck in Maryland Wednesday evening, officials said. The incident occurred around 5:20 p.m. in Rockville, Maryland, when the vehicle "obstructed the track" and "came into contact with the train," Amtrak said in... Read More.

US heat wave may force delays in Amtrak service

(NEW YORK) -- Amtrak has announced an extreme heat warning for the Northeast region, signaling that trains running between New York and Philadelphia might experience delays. “This is a typical protocol for warm summer months,” a spokesperson for Amtrak told ABC News. High temperatures cause the... Read More.

Amtrak train derails in Missouri, injuries reported

(MENDON, Mo.) -- About eight cars of an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri, according to Amtrak and the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Injuries have been reported but it was not immediately clear how many, Amtrak... Read More.