September 12, 2012
Many survivors of the crash say that the $200 million settlement, the maximum allowed under a U.S. law that caps damages in train crashes, is too little to cover their injuries.
March 7, 2012
A collision that killed 16 people and injured more than 50 others has drawn attention to the country’s neglected rail system. The accident happened just as officials are preparing the system to accommodate the Euro 2012 soccer championship.
June 24, 2011
An Amtrak train was traveling from Chicago to Emeryville, Calif., when it was stuck by a truck at about 11:25 a.m. PT on Friday. Numerous fatalities and multiple injuries have been reported.
July 30, 2009
To date, significant work has been done to determine why the presence of train 214 was not identified on the train control circuit that allowed train 112 to crash into it. The NTSB's accident investigation is continuing, and more work is needed to fully understand why the train control system did not perform as designed.
July 23, 2009
Two signal companies, Ansaldo STS USA and Alstom Signaling Inc., which designed and manufactured the automatic train control components for the Metro system, are providing technical assistance to the NTSB investigation.
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