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Urban decay in Detroit. Photograph: Paul Sancya/AP

The hulking Michigan Central Train station rising high into the Detroit sky has seen better days. The building and the district of Corktown it’s situ(...)

Pedestrians bundle up in sub-freezing temperatures on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha on Wednesday. Photograph:  Nati Harnik/PA

A wave of Arctic air that paralysed the US Midwest and caused at least a dozen deaths swept across the country’s Northeast on Thursday but was expect(...)

The Chicago city skyline is seen from the North Avenue Beach at Lake Michigan on Tuesday. Photograph: Pinar Istek/Reuters

A large swath of the United States was gripped by brutal cold and wind chills on Wednesday as record-low temperatures caused by a blast of Arctic air(...)

A derailed Amtrak car can be seen up the tracks near a crossing after an early morning collision with a CSX freight train on Saturdayin Cayce, South Carolina. Photograph: Logan Cyrus/AFP/Getty Images

A locked track switch is being blamed for the collision of an Amtrak passenger train with a freight train that killed two people and injured more tha(...)

Stock Image: Amtrak train. An Amtrak train was involved in a South Carolina crash. Photograph: Getty Images

A two-train collision in South Carolina has killed at least two people and injured 50, according to reports. In a statement, Amtrak said Train 91, op(...)

Observation car on an Amtrak train. Photograph: Julia Vallerga

Train travel in the US is well worth doing – if you have the time and the patience. To get from New York to Austin, Texas, a journey of more than 2,70(...)

Seats are jammed together with other debris on an upside-down Amtrak train carriage taken from the scene of Monday’s fatal crash, in DuPont, Washington. Photograph: Elaine Thompson/AP

Investigators are looking into whether the Amtrak driver whose speeding train plunged off an overpass, killing at least three people, was distracted b(...)

The scene after an Amtrak high-speed train derailled from an overpass near the city of Tacoma, Washington state. Photograph: Getty Images

The train that careered off an overpass in Washington state, killing at least three people, was travelling 50mph (80km/h) over the speed limit when it(...)

 Amtrak train 501 after it derailed onto Interstate 5 near Olympia, Washington, US. Photograph: Washington state patrol/EPA

An Amtrak passenger train derailed on a bridge over a major highway during its inaugural run along a faster route through Washington state on Monday, (...)

A view of the Utah desert from the Amtrak train that crosses the Rocky Mountains on its way from Denver to Salt Lake City. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

In the 10th part of her series “Coast to Coast: Travels in Trump’s America”, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch heads west over the Rock(...)

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