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Terrorism

If a 13-Year-Old Boy Could Do This to a Railcar with Such Ease in Utica, Imagine What Someone with Mass Destruction Goals Might Do on Any Unsecured Railway

The Utica Police Department believes a 13 year-old set a rail car free but did not know it would cause a crash. Video cameras at Utica’s Union Station in central New York show a runaway […]

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Disaster Report

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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Major Derailment: Metro-North Trains Collide in Connecticut, 20-25 Non-LifeThreatening Injuries

Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday’s evening rush hour, injuring about 50 people, authorities said. There were no reports of fatalities. Two Metro-North Railroad trains collided after a “major […]