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Amtrak Train #188 Moving at 106 MPH When Engineer Applied Brakes on Curve Regulated at 50 MPH

NTSB Board Member Robert Sumwalt says the emergency brakes slowed the Amtrak train from 106 mph to 102 mph before the train derailed in Philadelphia. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released preliminary crash information […]

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Updates from Philadelphia Amtrak Train Crash, Derailment: Surveillance Video Shows Power Flashes, Naval Academy Midshipman Killed

Surveillance video shows train passing at high moment before train derailment, then shows flashes during crash. The Amtrak train that derailed near Philadelphia Tuesday night, which killed at least seven people and caused over 200 […]