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05.18.15
Amtrak installs automatic train controls before service resumes
05.18.15

Amtrak installs automatic train controls before service resumes

Following the deadly accident last week near Philadelphia, Amtrak installed a braking system on th...

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06.10.14
Amtrak wants trackside WiFi that keeps you online for the whole ride
06.10.14

Amtrak wants trackside WiFi that keeps you online for the whole ride

To put it bluntly, Amtrak's current on-train WiFi sucks; even if you don't mind sharing 10Mbps wit...

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05.18.13
Amtrak boosts WiFi on select trains, more upgrades coming this summer
05.18.13

Amtrak boosts WiFi on select trains, more upgrades coming this summer

There are plenty of wonderful things about train travel: the leg room, the scenery, the lack of se...

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05.14.13
Amtrak to roll out high-efficiency trains with regenerative braking (video)
05.14.13

Amtrak to roll out high-efficiency trains with regenerative braking (video)

Some of us look at electric trains as efficient transportation almost by definition, but that's no...

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11.02.12
Amtrak for iPhone adds Passbook support
11.02.12

Amtrak for iPhone adds Passbook support

Apple's Passbook app is starting to gain momentum, with more apps now providing support for ticke...

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05.07.12
Daily Update for May 7, 2012
05.07.12

Daily Update for May 7, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get...

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05.07.12
Amtrak conductors to "punch your ticket" using iPhones
05.07.12

Amtrak conductors to "punch your ticket" using iPhones

Here's a modern twist on a time-honored tradition for train travelers. Since last fall, Amtrak ha...

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