‘Everybody hated that curve’: Amtrak Cascades engineer told of worries before December crash south of Tacoma, Washington

The engineer in last December’s Amtrak Cascades derailment worried about the dangerous curve at DuPont, received a phone call from a foreman to remind him of the hazard, and tried in vain to see a speed-limit sign.

Robert Sumwalt, chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), revealed those details Tuesday, during an investigative hearing in Washington, D.C.

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