Topic : snow

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Amtrak train stuck in snow safely towed back to Eugene

Rail| February 27, 2019

Union Pacific crews worked overnight Monday to clear the tracks, which allowed locomotive to reach the train and start towing it.

Amtrak train stuck in snow since Sunday is back on the move

Rail| February 26, 2019

The Coast Starlight train left Seattle for Los Angeles early Sunday and struck a tree that had fallen on the tracks that evening.

Rail| December 6, 2017

Metra unveils winterization plans, customer communications

Through the use of GPS technology, the agency's communication specialists can monitor the position and timeliness of all trains in the system in real time and alert passengers in a variety of ways.

Rail| December 30, 2015

Snow tests new MBTA winter preparation

Agency spent the past few months winterizing its system, hoping the preparation with prevent a repeat of last year. The prep included replacement of 10 miles of the third on the Red Line and putting third rail heaters on the Orange Line.

Management & Operations| March 13, 2015

MBTA refund plan includes free fares, discounted passes

Commuters who paid for passes this winter and either got no service or disruptive services during snowstorms had said they should be fully compensated, but Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack said full reimbursement would have been too expensive.

Rail| March 11, 2015

MBTA commuter rail system at 80% capacity

Keolis GM Gerald Francis expects system to by operating at 92% capacity in the next two weeks, with the goal still set to be fully operational by the end of March.

Rail| February 3, 2015

MBTA rail struggles during record snowfall, cold

All T subway lines experienced delays early Tuesday and shuttle buses had to replace some Green Line trolleys, the report said.

Bus| January 4, 2011

N.Y. MTA inspector general to probe snowstorm response

The review aims to uncover such questions as to why so many lines were knocked out and why it took so long for service to return.
Rail| February 11, 2010

D.C. Metro rail ridership drops due to snowfall

Only 36,097 trips were taken yesterday, Wednesday, Feb. 10, when white-out blizzard conditions limited the rail system to underground service only. By comparison, there were 670,643 trips taken the previous Wednesday (Feb. 3).

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