An examination of the signals systems has revealed no anomalies or malfunctions. The NTSB has possession of the Amtrak engineer’s cell phone. Additionally, under its...
Amtrak still would have had work to do, including tuning its radios to the correct frequency, installing them on trains, testing them, and checking for any interference with...
Member Sumwalt's Third Media Briefing on Amtrak Train Derailment in Philadelphia, PA 5/14/ 2015
The passenger rail operator is seeking expedited FCC approval to equip the site of the Philadelphia dertailment with positive train control technology.
During a second media briefing on the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia, NSTB Member Robert Sumwalt discusses findings from the vehicle cameras and the progression of speed...
Includes 3,000 ads placed on buses and railcars across L.A. County. In addition, 85,000 brochures containing resources on how to help victims of human trafficking will be placed in Metro’s customer centers, stations, buses and trains.
Other cash-strapped California transit agencies, facing rising operating costs, are watching the potentially lucrative test run with interest, as current state law restricts digital signage on buses to route and service information.
The order is the latest in a series of actions the FRA has taken in the wake of last week’s derailment of Amtrak Train #188.
CBS went to Secaucus Junction, a major rail hub, and the South Orange station armed with a speedometer app and a radar gun to clock trains as they passed through the stations, with a couple of trains traveling in excess of the 60 mph recommended for trains passing through stations.
NTSB investigators questioned every student and were told that neither of the bus drivers on the trip told them about emergency exit windows or showed them a safety video, per the bus company’s policy.
The vast majority of New York City’s underground subway tracks — filled with rats and vermin, dirt, garbage and other debris — are cleaned sporadically, and stations with peeling paint that desperately need attention are ignored, according to a new audit released Thursday by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer.
There was no explanation for that acceleration, the NTSB said, but the train’s engineer, Brandon Bostian has agreed to be interviewed by federal investigators, the Post reported.
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