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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • US has underinvested in infrastructure for decades

    When a bridge falls, when a water main fails, or when a train crashes, news crews and commentators report on the sorry state of our nation's infrastructure. Policymakers on both sides of the aisle say we need to do something to fix our roads and rails,...
  • Amtrak trains rolling again on busy Northeast Corridor

    Amtrak trains rolling again on busy Northeast Corridor
    Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, and officials vowed to have safer trains and tracks while investigators worked to determine the cause of the...
  • Latest on Philadelphia Amtrak train derailment: Cars 'ripped apart'

    Latest on Philadelphia Amtrak train derailment: Cars 'ripped apart'
    At least 130 people have been taken to hospitals to get checked out after an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia. The train was carrying 243 people from Washington, D.C., to New York City on Tuesday night when it derailed. A spokesman for Temple...
  • Amtrak restoring Northeast Corridor service

    Amtrak restoring Northeast Corridor service
    Baltimore's Penn Station will be buzzing this morning and later tonight as Amtrak's Northeast Corridor reopens for full service — enabling travelers on the nation's busiest section of commuter rail to move from New York to Washington, D.C., for...
  • Memorial Day weekend expected to open deadlier summer road travel season

     Memorial Day weekend expected to open deadlier summer road travel season
    More people will be killed in traffic accidents this summer than during the same time a year ago, safety experts predict as the Memorial Day travel week is about to get underway. Even before the official start of the summer driving season, 294 people...
  • Investigators Focus On Amtrak Train's Acceleration

    PHILADELPHIA — As repair crews work to restore rail service following the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, investigators are trying to determine the reason for the train's acceleration and sorting through conflicting reports about an object...
  • Marco Rubio, Bill Gates, Rand Paul: Sunday guests

    Marco Rubio, Bill Gates, Rand Paul: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., discusses his presidential candidacy on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. Sunday on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board and Mayor Muriel Bowser, D-Washington. The panel...
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt; former deputy CIA Director Michael Morrell. ___ NBC's...
  • New mystery in Amtrak crash: Was it hit by a flying object?

     New mystery in Amtrak crash: Was it hit by a flying object?
    The FBI has been called in to investigate the possibility that the windshield of an Amtrak train was hit with an object shortly before the train derailed this week in a crash that killed eight people and injured about 200 more. The revelation came at a...
  • New mystery in train crash: Was it hit by a flying object?

    The Amtrak train that derailed along the nation's busiest tracks may have been struck by an object in the moments before it crashed, investigators said Friday, raising new questions about the deadly accident. National Transportation Safety Board member...
  • Deadly Amtrak wreck shows safety still dependent on engineer

     Deadly Amtrak wreck shows safety still dependent on engineer
    The deadly Amtrak wreck has made it clear that despite the train industry's widespread use of electronic signals, sensors and warning systems, safety still sometimes comes down to the knowledge and experience of the engineer at the controls. Those...