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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • US safety board: Oil train tank cars need urgent upgrades

    Fuel-hauling tank cars need safety upgrades to keep fires from spreading after train derailments, and the public can't wait another decade for the improvements as the industry suggests, U.S. safety officials said. The National Transportation Safety Board...
  • Problem that led to smoke in Metro tunnel is resolved

    Authorities say a problem that led to smoke in a subway tunnel in Bethesda has been resolved and Metro trains are running normally. Metro reported shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday that a malfunctioning electrical insulator had been removed and that...
  • Investigators examining similar incident in Metro probe

    Federal investigators are looking at a similar incident that happened in February as they try to pin down the cause of an electrical malfunction on Washington's subway system that led to one death. The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday...
  • Five things for Monday, April 6, 2015

    Five things for Monday, April 6, 2015
    Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: poll shows Florida supports medical marijuana; noisy SunRail yard rankles residents; seven-year-old girl was struck by vehicle on beach; church begins new life on Easter; helicopters crashes. 1....
  • Safety of some vans questioned in wake of Florida crash

    Federal transportation officials are investigating a crash that killed eight members of a Florida church who were riding in a type of van that has raised safety alarms for many years. It's unknown what caused the overloaded 15-passenger van to plunge...
  • Witnesses saw smoke or exhaust before Va. plane crash

    A preliminary report says two witnesses reported seeing a thin trail of smoke or exhaust from the engine before a small plane crashed in Orange County. The report by the National Transportation Safety Board says the witnesses also told investigators that...
  • Alps crash: Bodies recovered, but families must wait months

    Just over a week after a Germanwings plane crashed into the French Alps, investigators have finished retrieving human remains from the crash site and are now trying to match them with DNA profiles from the 150 people killed — an arduous task that...
  • 2 men killed in Chester County plane crash identified

    2 men killed in Chester County plane crash identified
    Why certified pilots Richard Poch and Joseph Deal abruptly lost control of a small plane they were flying Sunday — ending in a crash in Chester County that killed both men — remains unclear. West Goshen Police Department officials released...
  • Pennsylvania plane crash came during routine flight review

    The crash of a plane near an airport that killed two people over the weekend occurred during a routine flight review to test a pilot's flying proficiency. Police in Chester County's West Goshen Township identified the victims of Sunday's crash as 67-...
  • Bodies recovered in Germanwings crash, but families must wait months

    Bodies recovered in Germanwings crash, but families must wait months
    Just over a week after a Germanwings plane crashed into the French Alps, investigators have finished retrieving human remains from the crash site and are now trying to match them with DNA profiles from the 150 people killed — an arduous task that...
  • CSX worker struck and killed by train at Henrico rail yard

    A CSX Transportation worker has died after being struck by a train at a rail yard in Henrico County. CSX tells media outlets that the accident occurred Wednesday morning at the Acca Yard. Henrico County Police say the victim was pronounced dead at the...