Two people were killed when a passenger train derailed in Philadelphia on Sunday.
US rail service Amtrak said the train, en route from New York to Savannah, Georgia, struck a digger, causing the lead engine to come off the tracks.
In addition to the fatalities, more than 30 of the 341 passengers were treated for injuries.
The Northeast Corridor between New York and Philadelphia is currently suspended.
Passengers need more help and more information about how to claim compensation for delayed rail journeys, according to officials.Read the full story ›
Analysis of Office of Rail and Road data found 5,250 trains were between 30 and 119 minutes late from July to September last year.Read the full story ›
Critics say the fares are 'increasingly divorced from reality' in light of poor quality of services in some areasRead the full story ›
Expensive fares and late arrivals make Britain's railways "second rate" compared to European rivals, a study has found.Read the full story ›
A man has been arrested after a train carrying crashed into an empty car on a railway track in Staffordshire.Read the full story ›
A fireman who travelled on Winston Churchill's funeral train has spoken of the "deep sense of sadness" after being reunited with the locomotive.
James Lester was at the National Railway Museum in York today to see the reunion of the Winston Churchill locomotive with the parcel van that carried the statesman to his final resting place.
The Battle of Britain Class steam locomotive and the goods van were restored for today's 50th anniversary and joined up with the luxurious carriage which carried family and guests.
MPs on the Transport Select Committee have urged the Government to invest more in rail networks outside London and the South East.Read the full story ›
Network Rail Scotland has closed the Tay Bridge over the River Tay near Dundee due to strong wind.