Amtrak Cascades train had mechanical failure before deadly crash, whistleblower says

By Chris Daniels, KING 5 NBC; July 12, 2018 An Amtrak electrician says the company sidestepped his safety concerns on…

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Amtrak says new focus on safety will make rail travel safer for all

By Lori Aratani, The Washington Post; July 11, 2018 Amtrak officials told federal ­investigators Wednesday that two recent fatal crashes…

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Amtrak Cascades engineer called trip ‘learning experience’ before fatal Washington State crash

By David Shepardson, Reuters, WSAU News/Talk 550 AM; July 10, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Amtrak engineer aboard a speeding…

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

By Mike Lindblom, Transportation Reporter, Seattle Times; July 10, 2018 The engineer in last December’s Amtrak Cascades derailment worried about…

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Amtrak Rail Cars in Fatal Washington State Crash Last December Didn’t Meet Current Standards

By Alan Levin, Bloomberg; July 10, 2018 The passenger rail cars on an Amtrak train that derailed near Seattle last…

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Washington State: Point Defiance Bypass testing, train travel update

From Tacoma Weekly; June 28, 2018 Following the derailment on an Amtrak train in DuPont on Dec. 18, 2017, Washington…

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Amtrak Cascades service DuPont train crash survivor suing Amtrak; alleges company knew of electrical failure

By KIRO Radio Staff, MyNorthwest.com; June 7, 2018 Amtrak knew there was an electrical problem with a passenger train before…

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Northwest teen looking for people who helped save his life in Amtrak derailment

By Staff, KATU 2; May 4, 2018 SEATTLE —  A teenager who narrowly survived the Amtrak crash over I-5 is…

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Amtrak CEO to Testify Before U.S. House in Wake of Accidents

By David Shepardson, Reuters, U.S. News & World Report; February 8, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amtrak Chief Executive Officer Richard…

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