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Aberdeen is a city located in Harford County, Maryland, from Baltimore.
The Acela Express (colloquially abbreviated to Acela) is Amtrak's flagship service along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in the Northeastern United States between Washington, D.C. and Boston via 14 intermediate stops including Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City.
The Adirondack is a higher-speed passenger train operated daily along the Empire Corridor by Amtrak between New York City and Montreal.
Advanced Civil Speed Enforcement System (ACSES) is a positive train control cab signaling system developed by Alstom.
The Airport Line (formerly the R1 Airport) is a route of the SEPTA Regional Rail commuter rail system, which officially runs between Philadelphia International Airport and Center City, Philadelphia.
AirTrain Newark is a 3-mile (4.8 km) monorail system connecting the terminals at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and trains at Newark Liberty International Airport Station on the Northeast Corridor (NEC), where transfers are possible to Amtrak and New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor Line and North Jersey Coast Line As of 2015, the system is slated for replacement.
Rensselaer Rail Station is a train station in Rensselaer, New York, located from downtown Albany across the Hudson River.
Alstom is a French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives, with products including the AGV, TGV, Eurostar, and Pendolino high-speed trains, in addition to suburban, regional and metro trains, and Citadis trams.
Amfleet is a fleet of single-level intercity railroad passenger cars built by the Budd Company for American company Amtrak in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Amtrak's 25 Hz traction power system is a traction power grid operated by Amtrak along the southern portion of its Northeast Corridor (NEC): the 225 route miles (362 km) between Washington, D.C. and New York City and the 104 route miles (167 km) between Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Amtrak operates a 60 Hz Traction power system along the Northeast Corridor between New Haven, Connecticut and Boston, Massachusetts.
Railway companies can interact with and control others in many ways.
The Atlantic Branch is an electrified rail line owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York.
The Atlantic City Line (ACL) is a rail line operated by New Jersey Transit (NJT) in the United States between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Atlantic City, New Jersey, operating along the corridor of the White Horse Pike.
Attleboro is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States.
Automatic train control (ATC) is a general class of train protection systems for railways that involves a speed control mechanism in response to external inputs.
Back Bay station is a transit station in Boston, Massachusetts.
A balise is an electronic beacon or transponder placed between the rails of a railway as part of an automatic train protection (ATP) system.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
The Baltimore and Potomac Railroad (B&P) operated from Baltimore, Maryland, southwest to Washington, D.C., from 1872 to 1902.
Bensalem Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States which borders the northeast section of Philadelphia.
Block Island is located off the coast of the U.S. state of Rhode Island, named after Dutch explorer Adriaen Block.
Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.
The Bombardier–Alstom HHP-8 (High Horse Power 8000) is a type of twin-cab electric locomotive manufactured by a consortium of Bombardier Transportation and Alstom for Amtrak and MARC.
Borders are geographic boundaries of political entities or legal jurisdictions, such as governments, sovereign states, federated states, and other subnational entities.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
The Boston and Providence Railroad was a railroad company in the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island which connected its namesake cities.
Bowie is a city in Prince George's County, Maryland.
Branford is a shoreline town located on Long Island Sound in New Haven County, Connecticut, east of New Haven.
Bridgeport is a historic seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
Bristol Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Bristol Borough is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, northeast of Center City Philadelphia, opposite Burlington, New Jersey on the Delaware River.
Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey.
Canton is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.
The Capital Subdivision is a railroad line owned and operated by CSX Transportation in the U.S. state of Maryland and the District of Columbia.
The Capitol Limited is one of two Amtrak trains connecting Washington, D.C., to Chicago, running via Pittsburgh and Cleveland (the other is the Cardinal via Cincinnati and Indianapolis).
The Cardinal is a thrice-weekly long distance passenger train operated by Amtrak between New York Penn Station (temporarily from Washington Union Station since March 29, 2018) and Chicago Union Station, with major intermediate stops at Philadelphia (temporarily suspended), Washington, D.C., Charlottesville, Charleston, Huntington, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis.
The Carolinian is a daily passenger train that runs between Charlotte, North Carolina and New York City.
Charlotte is an Amtrak station located on North Tryon Street, about to the northeast of downtown Charlotte.
Chester is a city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Chestnut Hill West Line is a commuter rail line in the SEPTA Regional Rail network.
Chestnut Hill is a neighborhood in the Northwest Philadelphia section of the United States city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Chicago Union Station is a major railroad station that opened in 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, replacing an earlier station built in 1881.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.
The City Terminal Zone, also known as the City Zone Branch, is the name given to a collection of rail lines of the Long Island Rail Road in New York City.
Claymont is a census-designated place (CDP) in New Castle County, Delaware, United States.
Clinton is a town Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States.
Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre and middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters—people who travel on a daily basis.
Commuter rail services in the United States, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Panama provide common carrier passenger transportation along railway tracks, with scheduled service on fixed routes on a non-reservation basis, primarily for short-distance (local) travel between a central business district and adjacent suburbs and regional travel between cities of a conurbation.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (often referred to as CTDOT or ConnDOT) is responsible for the development and operation of highways, railroads, mass transit systems, ports, waterways in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The Connecting Railway was a subsidiary of the Pennsylvania Railroad, incorporated to build a connection between the Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad and the PRR in the city of Philadelphia.
Conrail, the Consolidated Rail Corporation,, was the primary Class I railroad in the Northeastern United States between 1976 and 1999, when its routes were split between the CSX Corporation and Norfolk Southern Railway.
Conrail Shared Assets Operations is the commonly used name for modern-day Conrail (reporting mark CRCX).
Cornwells Heights is a census-designated place located in Bensalem Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
The Corridor is a Via Rail passenger train service area in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario.
County Yard is a rail yard in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, along the Northeast Corridor (NEC).
The Crescent is a passenger train operated by Amtrak in the eastern United States.
CSX Transportation is a Class I railroad operating in the eastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
Metro-North Railroad's Danbury Branch is a diesel branch of the New Haven Line from downtown Norwalk, Connecticut north to Danbury, mostly single-tracked.
Danbury is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, located approximately northeast of New York City, making it part of the New York metropolitan area.
Darby is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, along Darby Creek southwest of downtown Philadelphia.
Darien is an affluent town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, 37 miles north of New York City.
David L. Gunn (born 21 June 1937) is a transportation system administrator who has headed several significant railroads and transit systems in North America.
Degree of curve or degree of curvature is a measure of curvature of a circular arc used in civil engineering for its easy use in layout surveying.
Delaware is one of the 50 states of the United States, in the Mid-Atlantic or Northeastern region.
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
Downtown Brooklyn is the third largest central business district in New York City, United States (following Midtown Manhattan and Lower Manhattan), and is located in the northwestern section of the borough of Brooklyn.
The East River Tunnels are 4 single-track railroad tunnels that extend from the eastern end of Pennsylvania Station under 32nd and 33rd Streets in Manhattan and cross the East River to Long Island City in Queens.
Eddystone is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Edgewood is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Harford County, Maryland, United States.
Edison is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area.
An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.
The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad pioneered electrification of main line railroads using high-voltage, alternating current, single-phase overhead catenary.
Elihu Island is a private island off the coast of Stonington, Connecticut.
Elizabeth is both the largest city and the county seat of Union County, in New Jersey, United States.
The AEM-7 is a twin-cab four-axle B-B electric locomotive built by Electro-Motive Division (EMD) and ASEA between 1978 and 1988.
The Empire Corridor is a term used to refer to the approximately railroad corridor between Niagara Falls, New York and New York City, including the cities of Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, Schenectady and Albany.
The Empire Service is a higher-speed train service operated by Amtrak within the state of New York in the United States.
An environmental impact statement (EIS), under United States environmental law, is a document required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for certain actions "significantly affecting the quality of the human environment".
The Ethan Allen Express is a higher-speed passenger train service operated by Amtrak between New York City and Rutland, Vermont via Albany, New York.
The European Train Control System (ETCS) is the signalling and control component of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS).
The Pennsylvania Railroad Station was the intermodal passenger terminal for the Pennsylvania Railroad's (PRR) vast holdings on the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Exeter is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States.
Fairfield is an affluent town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
The Fairmount Line or Dorchester Branch is a line of the MBTA Commuter Rail system in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (DOT).
Fishers Island is an Island located at the eastern end of Long Island Sound, off the southeastern coast of Connecticut across Fishers Island Sound.
Folcroft is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Forest Hills is a part of the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
A four-quadrant gate is a type of boom barrier gate protecting a grade crossing.
The Framingham/Worcester Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail system runs west from Boston, Massachusetts to Worcester, Massachusetts through the MetroWest region, serving 17 station stops in Boston, Newton, Wellesley, Natick, Framingham, Ashland, Southborough, Westborough, Grafton, and Worcester.
Frankford Junction is a railroad junction, and former junction station, located on the border between the Harrowgate neighborhood of Philadelphia and Frankford, Philadelphia.
The Franklin Line, part of the MBTA Commuter Rail system, runs from Boston's South Station in a southwesterly direction toward Franklin, Massachusetts, utilizing the Northeast Corridor before splitting off onto the namesake Franklin Branch.
Gare d'Orsay is a former Paris railway station and hotel, built in 1900 to designs by Victor Laloux, Lucien Magne and Émile Bénard; it served as a terminus for the Chemin de Fer de Paris à Orléans (Paris-Orléans Railway).
The Gateway Program (originally Gateway Project) is the planned phased expansion and renovation of the Northeast Corridor (NEC) rail line between Newark, New Jersey, and New York City, New York.
General Railway Signal Company (GRS) was a supplier of railway signaling equipment, systems and services in the Rochester, New York area.
The Gladstone Branch (also known as the Gladstone Line) is a branch of New Jersey Transit's Morris and Essex Lines.
Glenolden is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Grand Central Terminal (GCT; also referred to as Grand Central Station or simply as Grand Central) is a commuter and intercity railroad terminal at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States.
Gray's Ferry Bridge (more recently, Grays Ferry Bridge) has been the formal or informal name of several floating bridges and four permanent ones that have carried highway and rail traffic over the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The Greenbush Line is a branch of the MBTA Commuter Rail system which serves the South Shore region of Massachusetts.
Greenwich is an affluent town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
Groton is a town in New London County, Connecticut located on the Thames River.
Guilford is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, that borders Madison, Branford, North Branford and Durham, and is situated on I-95 and the Connecticut seacoast.
Halethorpe is an unincorporated community in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
Hamilton Township is a township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.
The Harlem River and Port Chester Railroad (HR&PC) was chartered in 1866 as a branch line railroad between New York City and Port Chester, New York.
The Harrisburg Transportation Center (formerly Pennsylvania Station, Harrisburg or Harrisburg Central Railroad Station) is a large railway station and transportation hub in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Harrisburg (Pennsylvania German: Harrisbarrig) is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County.
Harrison is a coterminous town-village located in Westchester County, New York, approximately northeast of Manhattan.
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The Hell Gate Bridge, originally the New York Connecting Railroad Bridge or The East River Arch Bridge, is a steel through arch railroad bridge in New York City.
High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks.
Plans for high-speed rail in the United States date back to the High Speed Ground Transportation Act of 1965.
The Highbridge Facility is a maintenance facility of the Metro-North Railroad in Bronx, New York City, United States.
Higher-speed rail (HrSR), also known as high-performance rail, higher-performance rail, or almost-high-speed rail, is a jargon used to describe inter-city passenger rail services that have top speeds of more than conventional rail but are not high enough to be called high-speed rail services.
Hillsgrove, originally Hill's Grove, is a village in western central Warwick, Rhode Island.
Hornell is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States.
Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line is a commuter rail line running north from New York City along the east shore of the Hudson River. Metro-North service ends at Poughkeepsie, with Amtrak's Empire Corridor trains continuing north to and beyond Albany. The line was originally the Hudson River Railroad (and the Spuyten Duyvil and Port Morris Railroad south of Spuyten Duyvil), and later part of the famous Water Level Route of the New York Central Railroad. The Croton–Harmon station divides the line into two distinct segments. South of there, the line is electrified with third rail, serving suburban stations located relatively close together. Most of the electrified zone has four tracks, usually two express and local tracks in each direction. For a few miles in the Bronx there are only two or three tracks. Local service is usually provided by electric trains, while diesel trains run express. North of Croton–Harmon, the line is not electrified and is mostly double-tracked (with a few triple track areas); the stations are also spaced further apart. Service between Croton–Harmon and Poughkeepsie is provided by diesel trains; these generally run express and skip most of the lower stations. From just north of Spuyten Duyvil to the end of the line, the Hudson Line is shared with Amtrak's Empire Corridor routes up the river.
The Hutchinson River is a freshwater stream located in the Bronx, and Southern Westchester County, New York.
An induction or inductive loop is an electromagnetic communication or detection system which uses a moving magnet or an alternating current to induce an electric current in a nearby wire.
Inter-city rail services are express passenger train services that cover longer distances than commuter or regional trains.
An intercity bus service (North American English) or intercity coach service (British English and Commonwealth English), also called a long-distance, express, over-the-road, commercial, long-haul, or highway bus or coach service, is a public transport service using coaches to carry passengers significant distances between different cities, towns, or other populated areas.
Interstate 684 (I-684) is a 28.4 mile-long (45.7 km) north–south Interstate Highway in the states of New York and Connecticut in the United States.
Interstate 84 (I-84) is an Interstate Highway in the United States with two non-contiguous sections.
Interstate 95 (I-95) is the main Interstate Highway on the East Coast of the United States, running largely parallel to the Atlantic Ocean coast and U.S. Highway 1, serving areas from Florida to Maine.
The interurban (or radial railway) is a type of electric railway, with streetcar-like light electric self-propelled railcars which run within and between cities or towns.
Jamaica is a major hub station of the Long Island Rail Road, and is located in Jamaica, Queens, New York City.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark.
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 47th Vice President of the United States from 2009 to 2017.
A junction, in the context of rail transport, is a place at which two or more rail routes converge or diverge.
The Junction Railroad was a railroad created in 1860 to connect lines west of downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and allow north-south traffic through the metropolitan area for the first time.
The Kearny Connection in Kearny, New Jersey allows suburban passenger trains from New Jersey Transit's Morris and Essex Lines (former Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad) to run to New York Penn Station, instead of their traditional ferry terminal on the river in Hoboken.
The Keystone Corridor is a 349-mile (562 km) railroad corridor between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that consists of two rail lines: Amtrak's Philadelphia-to-Harrisburg main line, which also hosts SEPTA's Paoli/Thorndale Line commuter rail service; and the Norfolk Southern Pittsburgh Line.
Amtrak's Keystone Service provides frequent regional rail passenger train service along the Amtrak Philadelphia to Harrisburg Main Line between the Harrisburg Transportation Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.
The Lake Shore Limited is an overnight Amtrak passenger train service between Chicago and the Northeastern United States.
The Landover Subdivision is a railroad line owned and operated by CSX Transportation.
Landover is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States.
Larchmont is a village located within the Town of Mamaroneck in Westchester County, New York, approximately northeast of Midtown Manhattan.
The Lehigh Line Connection connects Amtrak's Northeast Corridor (NEC) with the Conrail Lehigh Line south of downtown Newark, New Jersey.
A level crossing is an intersection where a railway line crosses a road or path at the same level, as opposed to the railway line crossing over or under using a bridge or tunnel.
Light RailLink (formerly Baltimore Light Rail, and also known simply as the "Light Rail") is a light rail system serving Baltimore, Maryland, United States, as well as its surrounding suburbs.
Linden is a city in southeastern Union County, New Jersey, United States.
Linthicum is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.
Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.
Long Island City (LIC) is the westernmost residential and commercial neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens.
The Long Island Rail Road, legally known as the Long Island Rail Road Company and often abbreviated as the LIRR, is a commuter rail system in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of New York, stretching from Manhattan to the eastern tip of Suffolk County on Long Island.
Long Island Sound is a tidal estuary of the Atlantic Ocean, lying between the eastern shores of Bronx County, New York City, southern Westchester County, and Connecticut to the north, and the North Shore of Long Island, to the south.
The Long Island Sound link is a proposed bridge or tunnel that would link Long Island, New York, to Westchester County or Connecticut, across the Long Island Sound east of the Throgs Neck Bridge.
Madison is a town in the southeastern corner of New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, occupying a central location on Connecticut's Long Island Sound shoreline.
Maglev (derived from magnetic levitation) is a system of train transportation that uses two sets of magnets, one set to repel and push the train up off the track as in levitation (hence Maglev, Magnetic-levitation), then another set to move the 'floating train' ahead at great speed taking advantage of the lack of friction.
The Main Line is a rail line owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York.
Mamaroneck is a village in Westchester County, New York, United States.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Manhattan Transfer was a passenger transfer station in Harrison, New Jersey, east of Newark, west of New York Penn Station on the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) main line, now Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.
Mansfield is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States.
The Maple Leaf is an international passenger train service operated by Amtrak and Via Rail between Pennsylvania Station in New York City and Union Station in Toronto via the Empire Corridor.
MARC (Maryland Area Regional Commuter) Train Service, known prior to 1984 as Maryland Rail Commuter, is a commuter rail system comprising three lines in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area.
Marcus Hook is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Market–Frankford Line (MFL) (also called the Market–Frankford Subway–Elevated Line (MFSE), the Market-Frankford El (MFE), the El, or the Blue Line) is a rapid transit line in Philadelphia, operated by SEPTA.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is a state-operated mass transit administration in Maryland, and is part of the Maryland Department of Transportation.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (abbreviated MBTA and known colloquially as "the T") is the public agency responsible for operating most public transportation services in Greater Boston, Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Turnpike (locally called the "Mass Pike" or "the Pike") is a toll road in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, maintained by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).
The MBTA Commuter Rail system serves as the commuter rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's transportation coverage of Greater Boston in the United States.
The Media/Elwyn Line is a SEPTA Regional Rail line that runs from Center City Philadelphia west to Elwyn in Delaware County.
The Metro-North Commuter Railroad, trading as MTA Metro-North Railroad or simply Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), a public authority of the U.S. state of New York.
The Metropolitan Subdivision is a railroad line owned and operated by CSX Transportation in the District of Columbia and the U.S. state of Maryland.
Metuchen is a suburban borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, which is northeast of New Brunswick, southwest of Newark, southwest of Jersey City, and southwest of Manhattan, all part of the New York metropolitan area.
Miami station is a train station in Miami-Dade County, Florida, on the border of Miami and Hialeah.
Middle River is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
Milford is a city within Coastal Connecticut and New Haven County, Connecticut, between Bridgeport, Connecticut and New Haven, Connecticut.
Mill River is a primarily industrial neighborhood in the city of New Haven, Connecticut located between the Wooster Square and Fair Haven neighborhoods.
The Montclair-Boonton Line is a commuter rail line of New Jersey Transit Rail Operations in the United States.
The Montreal Central Station (Gare centrale de Montréal) is the major inter-city rail station and a major commuter rail hub in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Morristown Line is one of New Jersey Transit's commuter lines and is one of two branches that run along the Morris and Essex Lines.
Mott Haven is a primarily residential neighborhood in the southwestern section of the Bronx borough in New York City.
A multiple-unit train or simply multiple unit (MU) is a self-propelled train composed of one or more carriages joined together, which when coupled to another multiple unit can be controlled by a single driver.
Mystic is an intercity train station on the Northeast Corridor, located off Roosevelt Avenue (US 1) east of downtown Mystic, Connecticut.
The Needham Line is a branch of the MBTA Commuter Rail system, running west from downtown Boston, Massachusetts through Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, West Roxbury, and the town of Needham.
New Brunswick is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area.
Metro North Railroad's New Canaan Branch is an branch of their New Haven Line from a junction east of downtown Stamford, Connecticut north to New Canaan.
New Canaan is an affluent town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, northeast of Greenwich, west of New Haven and 48 miles (77 km) northeast of New York City.
New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line runs from New Haven, Connecticut, southwest to Mount Vernon, New York.
New Haven is a coastal city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The New Haven–Springfield Line is a railroad line owned by Amtrak from New Haven, Connecticut, north to Springfield, Massachusetts.
New Haven–Springfield Shuttles are shuttle trains run by Amtrak between Springfield, Massachusetts, and New Haven, Connecticut, along Amtrak's New Haven–Springfield Line.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New Jersey Meadowlands, also known as the Hackensack Meadowlands after the primary river flowing through it, is a general name for the large ecosystem of wetlands in northeastern New Jersey in the United States, a few miles to the west of New York City.
New London County is a county located in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut.
New London Union Station is a historic regional rail station located in New London, Connecticut, United States.
New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States.
New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal (NOUPT) is an intermodal facility in New Orleans, Louisiana, US.
New Rochelle is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States, in the southeastern portion of the state.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The New York and New Haven Railroad (NY&NH) was a railroad connecting New York City to New Haven, Connecticut, along the shore of Long Island Sound.
The New York Central Railroad was a railroad operating in the Northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
The New York Connecting Railroad or NYCR is a rail line in the borough of Queens in New York City.
The New York Tunnel Extension (also New York Improvement and Tunnel Extension), was a major project of the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) at the beginning of the 20th century, to improve railroad access throughout the greater New York City area.
The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, commonly known as the New Haven, was a railroad that operated in northeastern United States from 1872 to 1968, dominating the region's rail traffic for the first half of the 20th century.
The New York, Providence and Boston Railroad, normally called the Stonington Line, was a major part of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad between New London, Connecticut and Providence, Rhode Island.
The Newark Light Rail (NLR) is a light rail system under New Jersey Transit Bus Operations serving Newark, New Jersey.
NewarkNot as in Newark, New Jersey.
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County.
Newport News station is a train station in Newport News, Virginia, serving Amtrak, the United States' national passenger system.
The Niagara Falls Station and Customhouse Interpretive Center is an intermodal transit complex in Niagara Falls, New York.
NJ Transit Rail Operations is the rail division of NJ Transit.
The Norfolk Southern Railway is a Class I railroad in the United States.
North Brunswick is a proposed railroad station along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in North Brunswick, New Jersey, that will be built by New Jersey Transit Rail Operations (NJT) to serve its Northeast Corridor Line.
The North Jersey Coast Line is a New Jersey Transit commuter rail service running from New York City or Hoboken to Bay Head, New Jersey.
North Kingstown is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States, and is part of the Providence metropolitan area.
North Philadelphia station is an intercity rail and regional rail station on the Northeast Corridor, located on North Broad Street in the North Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
North River is an alternate name for the southernmost portion of the Hudson River in the vicinity of New York City and northeastern New Jersey in the United States.
The North River Tunnels are a pair of tunnels that carry Amtrak and New Jersey Transit rail lines under the Hudson River between Weehawken, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan, New York City.
Congress established the Northeast Corridor Commission (the Commission) under Sec.
The Northeast Corridor Line is a commuter rail line operated by New Jersey Transit along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in the United States.
The Northeast megalopolis (also Boston–Washington corridor or Bos-Wash corridor), the most populous megalopolis in the Western Hemisphere with over 50 million residents, is the most heavily urbanized region of the United States.
The Northeast Regional is a regional rail service operated by Amtrak in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States.
Norwalk is a U.S city located in southwestern Connecticut, in southern Fairfield County, on the northern shore of Long Island Sound.
Norwood is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Odenton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, located about 10–20 minutes from the state capital, Annapolis.
The Old Colony Lines are branches of the MBTA Commuter Rail system, connecting downtown Boston, Massachusetts with the South Shore and cranberry-farming country to the south and southeast.
The Old Colony Railroad (OC) was a major railroad system, mainly covering southeastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island.
Old Lyme is a coastal town in New London County, Connecticut, United States.
Old Saybrook is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States.
OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world.
The Orange Line is one of the four subway lines of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
The Orange Line of the Washington Metro consists of 26 rapid transit stations from Vienna to New Carrollton.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
The Palmetto is a passenger train operated by Amtrak on a route between New York City and Savannah, Georgia, via the Northeast Corridor, Washington, D.C., Richmond, Virginia, Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina.
Paoli is a census-designated place in Chester County near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Park and ride (or incentive parking) facilities are parking lots with public transport connections that allow commuters and other people heading to city centres to leave their vehicles and transfer to a bus, rail system (rapid transit, light rail, or commuter rail), or carpool for the remainder of the journey.
The Park Avenue Tunnel carries four tracks of the Metro-North Railroad underground from Grand Central Terminal at 42nd Street to a portal at 97th Street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is a rapid transit system serving Newark, Harrison, Hoboken, and Jersey City in metropolitan northern New Jersey, as well as lower and midtown Manhattan in New York City.
The Pelham Bay Bridge, also known as the Amtrak Hutchinson River Bridge, is a two-track movable railroad bridge that carries the Northeast Corridor (NEC) over the Hutchinson River in the Bronx, New York, upstream from the vehicular/pedestrian Pelham Bridge.
Pelham Bridge is a bascule bridge located in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
The Penn Central Transportation Company, commonly abbreviated to Penn Central, was an American Class I railroad headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that operated from 1968 until 1976.
The Penn Line is a MARC commuter rail service running from Union Station in Washington, D.C. to Perryville, Maryland via Baltimore's Penn Station on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
The Pennsylvania Railroad (or Pennsylvania Railroad Company and also known as the "Pennsy") was an American Class I railroad that was established in 1846 and was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Baltimore Pennsylvania Station (generally referred to as Penn Station) is the main transportation hub in Baltimore, Maryland.
Pennsylvania Station, also known as New York Penn Station or Penn Station, is the main intercity railroad station in New York City.
Pennsylvania Station (also known as Newark Penn Station) is a major transportation hub in Newark, New Jersey.
The Pennsylvanian is a daily daytime Amtrak train running between New York and Pittsburgh via Philadelphia.
Perryville is a passenger rail station in Perryville, Maryland, served by MARC's Penn Line.
Perryville is a town in Cecil County, Maryland, United States.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad was a railroad from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Trenton, New Jersey.
The Philadelphia to Harrisburg Main Line is a rail line owned and operated by Amtrak in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
The Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad (PW&B) was an American railroad company itself a result of merger of four small lines dating from the earliest days of American railroading in the late 1820s and early 1830s, that operated from 1836, until being bought by a larger regional line in 1881, with a merger into a longer Northeast Corridor railway in 1902.
The Pope's Creek Subdivision is a CSX Transportation railroad line in Maryland, running from Bowie to Morgantown where the Morgantown Generating Station is located and the Chalk Point Generating Station.
Port Chester is a village in Westchester County, New York, United States.
Port Morris is a mixed use, primarily industrial neighborhood geographically located in the southwest Bronx, New York City.
Port Richmond is a neighborhood in the River Wards section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Portal Bridge is a railroad bridge over the Hackensack River in the Gateway Region, New Jersey, United States, just west of Secaucus Junction.
Positive train control (PTC) is a system of functional requirements for monitoring and controlling train movements and is a type of train protection system.
The Potomac River is located within the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and flows from the Potomac Highlands into the Chesapeake Bay.
Potomac Yard was one of the busiest rail yards on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.
The Princeton Branch is a commuter rail line and service owned and operated by New Jersey Transit (NJT) in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Princeton Junction is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within West Windsor Township, in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.
Princeton is a municipality with a borough form of government in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that was established in its current form on January 1, 2013, through the consolidation of the Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township.
Prospect Park is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Providence and Worcester Railroad is a Class II railroad owned by Genesee & Wyoming.
Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.
The Providence/Stoughton Line is a line of the MBTA Commuter Rail system running southwest from Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Public Works Administration (PWA), part of the New Deal of 1933, was a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States headed by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes.
Pulse code cab signaling is a form of cab signaling technology developed in the United States by the Union Switch and Signal corporation for the Pennsylvania Railroad in the 1920s.
Rahway is a city in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States.
From the start of railroading in America through the first half of the 20th century, New York City and Long Island were major areas for rail freight transportation, but their location, across the Hudson River from northeastern New Jersey, and thus most of the United States, has always posed problems for rail traffic.
The Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 is a United States federal law, enacted by Congress to improve railroad safety.
Rail speed limits in the United States are regulated by the Federal Railroad Administration.
The Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976,, often called the "4R Act," is a United States federal law that established the basic outlines of regulatory reform in the railroad industry and provided transitional operating funds following the 1970 bankruptcy of Penn Central Transportation Company.
A railroad tie/railway tie/crosstie (North America) or railway sleeper (Britain, Ireland, South Asia, Australasia, and Africa) is a rectangular support for the rails in railroad tracks.
Railway Age is an American trade journal for the rail transport industry.
The Raritan Valley Line is a commuter rail service operated by New Jersey Transit (NJT) which serves passengers in municipalities in Union, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.
Readville is part of the Hyde Park neighborhood of Boston.
The Red Line is a rapid transit line operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA).
The Red Line of the Washington Metro rail rapid transit system serves 27 stations in Montgomery County, Maryland and the District of Columbia in the United States.
Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.
Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Ridley Park is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
A right-of-way (ROW) is a right to make a way over a piece of land, usually to and from another piece of land.
The River Line (stylized as River LINE) is a diesel tram-train light rail system in southern New Jersey, United States, that connects the cities of Camden and Trenton, New Jersey's capital.
Roanoke is a train station in Roanoke, Virginia.
Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York.
Rutland is a train station in Rutland, Vermont served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system.
Rye is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States.
Savannah station is an Amtrak train station in Savannah, Georgia.
Seabrook is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Prince George's County, Maryland, about east of Washington, D.C. As of the 2010 census, the population of the CDP was 17,287.
Secaucus is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is a regional public transportation authority that operates bus, subway / elevated rail line, commuter and light rail line, and electric trolleybus services to nearly 4 million people in five counties in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The SEPTA Regional Rail system is a commuter rail network serving the Philadelphia Metropolitan area.
The SEPTA Subway–Surface Trolley Lines are a collection of five SEPTA trolley lines that operate on street-level tracks in West Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania and also underneath Market Street in Philadelphia's Center City.
Sharon Hill is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Sharon is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.
Shore Line East (SLE) is a commuter rail service which operates along the Northeast Corridor through southern Connecticut, US.
The Shore Line Railway was a part of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad system, running east from New Haven, Connecticut to New London along the north shore of Long Island Sound.
The Siemens ACS-64, or Amtrak Cities Sprinter, is an electric locomotive designed by Siemens Mobility for use on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) and the Keystone Corridor in the northeastern United States.
The Silver Meteor is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between New York City and Miami, Florida.
The Silver Star is a passenger train route in the Silver Service brand operated by Amtrak, running from New York City south to Miami, Florida via the Northeast Corridor to Washington, D.C., then via Richmond, Virginia; Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbia, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; Jacksonville, Florida; Orlando, Florida; and Tampa, Florida.
South Kingstown is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 30,639 at the 2010 census. South Kingstown is the largest town in Washington County and is the largest town (land and water area) in the state of Rhode Island.
South Station—officially The Governor Michael S. Dukakis Transportation Center at South Station—is the largest railroad station and intercity bus terminal in Greater Boston and New England's second-largest transportation center after Logan International Airport.
Springfield Union Station is a train and bus station in the Metro Center area of Springfield, Massachusetts.
Springfield is a city in western New England, and the historical seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.
Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
The town of Stonington is located in New London County, Connecticut, United States, in the state's southeastern corner.
Stratford is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
Sunnyside is a proposed railroad station of the Long Island Rail Road in Sunnyside, Queens.
Sunnyside Yard is a large coach yard, a railroad yard for passenger cars, in Sunnyside, Queens in New York City.
Tampa Union Station (TUS) is a historic train station in Tampa, Florida.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
The Day newspaper, formerly known as The New London Day, is a local newspaper based in New London, Connecticut, published by The Day Publishing Company.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.
Trains is a monthly US magazine dedicated to trains and railroads, and is one of the two flagship publications of Kalmbach Publishing.
The Trenton Line is a route of the SEPTA Regional Rail (commuter rail) system.
Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County.
Tullytown is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States.
The UAC TurboTrain was an early high-speed, gas turbine train manufactured by United Aircraft that operated in Canada between 1968 and 1982 and in the United States between 1968 and 1976.
Union Station, also known as New Haven Railroad Station or simply New Haven, is the main railroad passenger station in New Haven, Connecticut.
Union Station (or Pennsylvania Station, commonly called Penn Station by locals) is a historic train station at Grant Street and Liberty Avenue, south of the Allegheny River, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
Union Station is a major railway station and intermodal transportation hub in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Union Tunnel is a pair of railroad tunnels on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in Baltimore, Maryland that connect Pennsylvania Station to the Pennsylvania Railroad's original mainline to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and points north.
The United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company (UNJ&CC) was a railroad company which began as the important Camden & Amboy Railroad (C&A) whose 1830 lineage began as one of the eight or ten earliest permanent North AmericanList of Earliest American RR's meant to be permanent: Lieper's, Granite Railroad, Summit Hill & Mauch Chunk, Delaware & Hudson, Mohawk & Hudson RR, Allegheny Portage RR, B&O RR railroads, and among the first common carrier transportation companies whose prospectus marketed an enterprise aimed (with a priority or principally) at carrying passengers fast and competing with stagecoaches between New York Harbor and Philadelphia-Trenton.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Railway Association (USRA) was a government-owned corporation created by United States federal law that oversaw the creation of Conrail, a railroad corporation that would acquire and operate bankrupt and other failing freight railroads.
The Vermonter is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between St. Albans, Vermont and Washington, D.C. via New York City.
The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is a commuter rail service that connects the Northern Virginia suburbs to Union Station in Washington, D.C., via two lines: the Fredericksburg Line from Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the Manassas Line from Broad Run/Airport station in Bristow, Virginia.
Warwick (locally) is a city in Kent County, Rhode Island, the second largest city in the state with a population of 82,672 at the 2010 census.
Washington Union Station is a major train station, transportation hub, and leisure destination in Washington, D.C. Opened in 1907, it is Amtrak's headquarters and the railroad's second-busiest station with annual ridership of just under 5 million.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Metro-North Railroad's Waterbury Branch is a branch of the New Haven Line, running north from a junction in the Devon section of Milford to Waterbury.
Waterbury (nicknamed "The Brass City") is a city in the U.S. state of Connecticut on the Naugatuck River, 33 miles southwest of Hartford and 77 miles northeast of New York City.
Waterford is a town in New London County, Connecticut, United States.
West Haven is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States.
West Kingston is an unincorporated village in the town of South Kingstown in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.
Westbrook is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States.
Westerly is a town on the southwestern shoreline of Washington County, Rhode Island, first settled by English colonists in 1661 and incorporated as a municipality in 1669.
Westport is an affluent town located in Connecticut, along Long Island Sound within Connecticut's Gold Coast in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Westwood is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.
Wickford Junction station is a commuter rail station located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States.
Wickford is a small village in the town of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States, which is named after Wickford in Essex, England.
Wilmington (Lenape: Paxahakink, Pakehakink) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Delaware.
The Wilmington/Newark Line is a route of the SEPTA Regional Rail commuter rail system in the Philadelphia area.
WNYC is the trademark, and a set of call letters shared by a pair of non-profit, noncommercial, public radio stations located in New York City and owned by New York Public Radio, a nonprofit organization that did business as WNYC RADIO until March 2013.
Woodbridge Township is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
Woodlawn, also known as Woodlawn Heights, is a predominantly Irish-American working class neighborhood at the very north end of the borough of the Bronx in New York City.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Zoo Junction is an important junction on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where the Northeast Corridor meets the Keystone Corridor (ex-Pennsylvania Railroad main line).
The Frankford Junction train wreck occurred on September 6, 1943, when Pennsylvania Railroad's premier train, the Congressional Limited, crashed at Frankford Junction in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States, killing 79 people and injuring 117 others.
The 1987 Maryland train collision occurred at 1:30 pm on January 4, 1987, on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor main line.
30th Street Station is the main railroad station of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and one of the seven stations in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's (SEPTA) Center City fare zone.
34th Street–Penn Station is an express station on the IND Eighth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 34th Street and Eighth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.
34th Street–Penn Station is an express station on the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
Amtrak Northeast Corridor, Main Line (New Haven to Boston), Main Line (New York to Philadelphia), Main Line (Philadelphia to Washington), NE Corridor, NECIP, New York to Philadelphia Main Line, North-east corridor, Northeast corridor, Philadelphia to New York Main Line, Philadelphia to Washington Main Line, Philadelphia-to-New York Main Line, Philadelphia-to-Washington Main Line, Shore Line.