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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(...)

 Cork Airport managing director Niall MacCarthy and Norwegian Air International  chief executive Tore Jansen ahead of the first  scheduled transatlantic flight from the airport. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

Cork Airport’s first transatlantic flight took off at the weekend when Norwegian Air International left for Providence, Rhode Island, in the northeast(...)

A native of Los Angeles, Scott Dewees first came to Northern Ireland 30 years ago. He now lives in a  penthouse apartment overlooking the Titanic Quarter.

Scott Dewees, a retired film location scout and a native of Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles first came to Belfast in 1987. He was 33. It was wet. Th(...)

The new $20bn development will include more than 17 million sq ft of commercial and residential space

The skyline of New York is being transformed by the biggest real estate development ever in the US. The project, called Hudson Yards, will see new s(...)

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