Railroad officials tell Congress many won’t meet deadline for lifesaving automatic braking systems

By Ashley Halsey III, The Washington Post; February 15, 2018 A decade after Congress ordered the nation’s railroads to install…

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Report: ‘Human decision making’ was likely one of the main culprits in the Amtrak Silver Star-CSX train crash

By Jeremy Turnage, Digital Content Manager, WIS 10; February 15, 2018 WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – A preliminary report by…

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NTSB: Failure to screen New Jersey Transit engineer for sleeping disorder caused 2016 Hoboken crash

By Curtis Tate, Staff Writer, NorthJersey.com; February 6, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board took…

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Fatal Amtrak southbound Silver Star train crash puts spotlight on CSX railroad crew

By SAMMY FRETWELL, The State; February 5, 2018 Federal investigators looking into the cause of a fatal train collision near…

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Politico Morning Transportation: Another deadly Amtrak crash

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Daniel Lippman, Politico; February 5, 2018 AMTRAK-CSX CRASH KILLS TWO: An…

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NTSB: Amtrak engineer activated emergency brake before train hit truck in Crozet, Virginia

By Lori Aratani and Martine Powers, The Washington Post; February 1, 2018 Federal investigators said Thursday that data gathered from…

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NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate Today’s Amtrak Accident

A press release from the National Transportation Safety Board: WASHINGTON (Jan. 31, 2018) — The National Transportation Safety Board has…

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NTSB: Amtrak engineer missed signs before deadly Washington State derailment

By Stephen Cohen, SeattlePI.com; January 25, 2018 Federal investigators say the engineer at the controls of the Amtrak passenger train…

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The more we learn about Amtrak derailment the stranger it gets

By Russell G. Quimby, Opinion Contributor, The Hill; December 31, 2017 As a retired National Transportation Safety Board railroad and…

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Safety took a back seat at Amtrak, feds say. Then workers died

By Jason Laughlin, Staff Writer, Philly.com; November 14, 2017 WASHINGTON — Federal investigators found one safety violation, then another, and…

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