The two crashes, in California and Missouri, both occurred at track crossings without gates or other alert systems.
Meanwhile, France built a brand new 210-mile high speed rail line with a max speed of 200 mph in six years.
Amtrak wants to run two round-trip trains a day between Mobile and New Orleans. Freight companies are fighting it. So Amtrak is taking it to Twitch.
"A slow-rolling erosion shitstorm is coming to coastal SoCal. In fact, it already started."
Outside the northeast, Amtrak uses privately-owned freight tracks, and getting stuck behind freight trains is the biggest cause of delays.
The call for increased security comes after flight attendants wanted pro-Trump rioters banned from planes.
The new public space in midtown Manhattan is supposed to atone for tearing down the original Penn Station. It does nothing of the sort.
The train hit a tree and then got snowed in, with 183 people inside.
The 25-year-old was marching in khakis in Charlottesville two months before he stopped an Amtrak in Nebraska to “save the train from black people.”
The California Zephyr is much more than a gentle breeze—it's a haven of comfort food and intimate conversation with strangers.
Investigators say he was "motivated by a grudge" against a female passenger he'd been arguing with on an Amtrak train.