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5 Oct 2015, 2:29 pm by Amy Howe
The Court opened its new Term this morning with oral arguments in a California woman’s case against the Austrian national railroad:  Carol Sachs is seeking to hold the railroad responsible in U.S. courts for an accident in which she lost both of her legs, while the railroad argues that a 1976 law, the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, bars lawsuits against it. [read post]
9 Jun 2008, 4:26 am
A business wire release of June 9 states: Amtrak, also known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, based in Washington, D.C., and Ronald A. [read post]
18 Jun 2012, 5:46 pm by Jonathan H. Adler
Adler) Gary Leff reports on a new Amtrak program whereby those who join the National Association of Railroad Passengers, a D.C. [read post]
15 Apr 2015, 7:09 am by Ed. Microjuris.com Puerto Rico
Association of American Railroads Decidido: 9 de marzo de 2015 En 1970, el Congreso de los Estados Unidos creó la National Railroad Passenger Corporation, mejor conocida como Amtrak. [read post]
29 Apr 2016, 12:00 pm by Lyle Denniston
Friday’s ruling did not directly disturb the role of Amtrak as the sole operator of the nation’s passenger train — a duty given to it by Congress when the for-profit corporation was first created in 1970. [read post]
23 Mar 2017, 10:08 am by Altman & Altman
A supervisory special agent working within the inspector general’s office of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, referred to colloquially as Amtrak, has been reinstated and awarded a hefty sum of over $892,000 by the railroad company after he was terminated for raising safety concerns about a contractor hired by Amtrak. [read post]
23 Jun 2014, 10:13 am
Here’s what I wrote about the case earlier in my Reason.org blog post: Amtrak, formally called the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, was created by statute in 1970. [read post]
5 May 2017, 6:00 am by Karl Bayer
by Mark Kantor and Karl Bayer In National Railroad Passenger Corporation v. [read post]
9 Apr 2015, 9:56 am by Joseph A. Ranney
” The Potter Law set maximum freight and passenger rates and allowed no exceptions even if the rates prevented a railroad from making a profit. [read post]
5 Dec 2014, 9:07 pm by Lyle Denniston
Congress came to passengers’ rescue in 1970, passing the Rail Passenger Service Act, which created the National Rail Passenger Corp. [read post]
11 Apr 2014, 10:50 am
I’ve written about the case before, in a Reason.org blog post: Amtrak, formally called the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, was created by statute in 1970. [read post]
9 Mar 2015, 8:41 am
Here’s what I wrote about the case earlier in my Reason.org blog post: Amtrak, formally called the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, was created by statute in 1970. [read post]
9 Mar 2015, 10:04 am by Lyle Denniston
The 2008 law at issue in a case that, at its core, was a basic dispute about the nation’s constitutional structure gave Amtrak a shared role with government agencies in writing — and enforcing — standards to control when railroad lines will be open to rail passenger traffic, ahead of freight traffic. [read post]
11 Aug 2011, 11:37 am by Maine Employee Rights Group
District Court of Massachusetts by John Bonistalli, the attorney representing National Railroad Passenger Corporation. [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 12:01 pm
The Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 gives Amtrak equal authority with the Federal Railroad Administration to develop performance standards and metrics for quality of passenger train operations. 49 U.S.C § 24101. [read post]
Amtrak, known more formally as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, is a railroad service, which is publicly funded but is operated and managed as a for-profit corporation; in other words, its structure is complex, but it is essentially a blend of government and private industry. [read post]
4 Dec 2014, 5:00 pm by Stephen Wermiel
” Congress created Amtrak – the National Railroad Passenger Corporation – in 1970, and service began in 1971. [read post]
22 Nov 2019, 12:51 pm by Joe Consumer
Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) shares this sentiment.This week, he introduced a bill called the Rail Passenger Fairness Act, which would give Amtrak the right to “sue freight railroads if it believes that they are failing to give preference to passenger rail operating on their rail lines. [read post]