Amtrak: Full rail service Friday after derailment

Newark, N.J. • Amtrak said it hopes to have full rail service restored at New York’s Penn Station by Friday, four days after a second derailment in two weeks caused headaches for commuters at the nation’s busiest rail hub. Amtrak made its announcement on Wednesday after the heads of the two major commuter rail lines that use Penn Station leveled strong criticisms and called for swifter action. Rail service has been cut back since Monday morning’s derailment took out eight of 21 tracks maintained...

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