The Washington Post

—— Well, of course it went viral. In a 24-hour period filled with videos of runways covered in snow, of people wading through waist-high drifts, of countless snowplows and salt domes, one gained traction like no other. An Amtrak train heading into the Rhinecliff, N.Y. station in Upstate New York  blasted a wall of snow […]

Updated at 8:31 a.m. Delays are beginning to dissipate as VRE trains are beginning to move through Union Station after an earlier problem with a switch, the commuter rail line said. Trains have begun moving again. 5 trains stacked from L'Enfant to Alexandria. Metro option open. — VRE (@VaRailXpress) December 14, 2016 Original post at […]

The sale starts Friday and runs through Cyber Monday.

Amtrak says that scheduled service on the Northeast Corridor has resumed, but travelers should check the status of their individual train.

The $2.45 billion loan will enable Amtrak to buy new trains that will increase service between D.C. and New York and New York and Boston.

He will replace Joseph Boardman, who has served as Amtrak's top executive since 2008.

Service had been suspended while a police manhunt was underway in the area, a news report said.

Trains are now moving, D.C. police said.

Trains are operating at restricted speeds, police said.

Amtrak officials say that service north of Washington, D.C. will be closer to normal Tuesday. Service south of D.C. also will ramp up.

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