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File photo of a CSX freight train blasting through high snow at a crossing in Silver Spring

One of the US’s largest railroads just slashed its profit forecast and gave a dire warning about President Trump’s trade war

"The present economic backdrop is one of the most puzzling I have experienced in my career," CSX's CEO said after the railroad's dismal quarter.

Some of New York’s busiest subway stations flooded after a rainstorm, and commuters were furious

Most of the subway might be underground, but that doesn't mean there wasn't falling water beneath the streets.

A power outage on one of the US’s busiest rail corridors is wreaking havoc on Amtrak service

Power was only disabled for about 20 minutes, but in the country's busiest rail corridor, that's plenty of time to disrupt hundreds of commuters.
At least five piece of debris have fallen from elevated subway tracks in Queens, New York

New York is installing netting under elevated subway tracks where debris keeps falling onto streets below

After a piece of metal pierced a car's windshield and at least four other objects fell, local politicians urged the MTA to do act.
New York police released this video of the alleged subway brake bandit.

New York City has caught an alleged subway bandit who delayed more than 700 trains by pulling the emergency brake

Isaiah Thompson was arrested in Brooklyn Friday. Police say he's the culprit behind emergency brake activations that delayed more than 740 trains.

The rise and fall of Amtrak, which has been losing money since 1971

The US has long lagged behind other countries when it comes to passenger rail.
The City Hall subway station is only accessible via a special tour.

There’s an old, unused subway station underneath New York’s City Hall. Here’s what it’s like to visit.

There's no service provided to the City Hall station today, but you can catch a glimpse by riding a downtown 6 local train past its terminal stop.
A Los Angeles Metro Rail station.

The Los Angeles subway transports more than 300,000 people a day — here’s what it’s like to ride it

Los Angeles has a reputation as a car city, but it also has a surprisingly decent subway system.

These are the world’s 12 longest tunnels

From particle accelerators to bullet trains, engineers have built some impressive portals through bedrock and under bodies of water.

San Francisco’s new public trains are clean, spacious and surprisingly quiet — here’s what it’s like to ride one

Many of the Bay Area Rapid Transit trains currently in use have been around since the 1970s.