An Amtrak train heading to Washington, D.C, crashed, killing two passengers and injuring several others, plus more


Looking to teach your family about the rich and storied heritage of Black people who migrated out of the American South to parts north and west during the 19th and 20th centuries? Make that lesson come to life by taking Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Chicago to Denver, and visit cultural landmarks in each city. View the photo gallery for […]


An Amtrak train derailed last night in Philadelphia.  Six people were killed and at least fifty people injured. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter confirmed the casualties in the 9:20 p.m. crash north of Philadelphia, which occurred as the Amtrak Regional 188 was traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York City.