It's part of a stopgap plan to deal with the service's overwhelming ridership and aging infrastructure.
In a few short years, travelers will be able to zip along the Northeast Corridor in a brand new fleet of high-speed Amtrak trains.
Everyone loves the idea of a train trip, so why is our railway system so lacking?
Fittingly, it was built to attract visitors to the region’s famous Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.
The U.S. is filled with railroads, but we're not using them to their full potential.
It takes 85 hours to ride the Dibrugarh-Kanyakumari Vivek Express in its entirety.
Take the world's longest escalator to the longest flight to the longest subway to the longest bridge.
Transit Explorer maps North America’s “fixed-guideway transit” options, like subways, streetcars, commuter trains, and bus-rapid transit.
The Japanese train has two trips a day: One to bring the student to school, and the other to bring her home.
The most romantic way to journey from California to New York might also be the cheapest.
In 1896, two locomotives traveling more than 50 miles per hour smashed into each other. On purpose.
Hold on to your uterus: Early modes of transportation had some fretting that their bodies would be forever changed.