Rail safety progress is being made, but more is needed
Amtrak has historically received about $1 billion per year from the government.
A proposal calls for measuring the timeliness of railways only at the end points of train routes.
Eight passengers were killed in the 2015 derailment near Philadelphia.
Nearly two feet of snow are projected to fall in the capital area.
Hillary Clinton has accused Bernie Sanders of voting "to let guns go onto the Amtrak."
The company blamed problems on the popular Northeast Corridor route for the slight dip.
The measure allows victims of a the crash outside Philadelphia to sue for $295 million.
The measure would extend the deadline until at least December 2018.
The House and Senate are said to be nearing a bicameral agreement on an extension.
The company says some freight rails cannot meet a deadline for automating trains.
Investigators have attributed the derailment of the train to sliding rocks.
The Surface Transportation Board is moving to reverse a mandate that favors passenger trains.
Sen. Roger Wicker is moving to test the feasibility of restoring Amtrak service between New Orleans...
Amtrak's current CEO, Joe Boardman, is planning to retire in September.
The company plans to run a test train from New Orleans to Orlando.
Critics said the collection rate should be higher.
"That’s where Amtrak really started," Joe Boardman said.
Joe Boardman says he will step down in September 2016.
The tunnel is projected to cost about $20 billion to build.
Critics say the system could save lives and should be implemented sooner.
Several companies threaten to shut down in January if deadline to automate trains isn't extended.
The company had been busing passengers since a Monday derailment.
Seven passengers and crew members were injured in the crash.