Metro’s board of directors says the failure to repair a track problem that led to a derailment represents “a breakdown of the organization’s chain of command” and “an unforgivable breach of safety.”
Metro says limited service has resumed nearly nine hours after a train derailed in downtown Washington, snarling the morning commute.
The government has opened an investigation into five major airlines following allegations involving price gouging during the deadly Amtrak derailment in May.
A critical safety device could have prevented the devastating Amtrak crash last month that killed three people with Maryland ties. WJZ has learned Amtrak spent the day testing it in our area.
Legislation that would cut Amtrak’s budget by $242 million was working its way through the House, though there’s new funding for video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record train engineers to help investigators get to the bottom of crashes such as last month’s deadly derailment in Philadelphia.
Now the focus turns to the investigation into what caused train 188 to barrel off the tracks in Philadelphia, killing eight people–including three with ties to Maryland.
Dramatic developments in the investigation of that deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
All public safety resources in Philadelphia–police fire, medical and civilian–were called to action.
A funeral will be held Friday for one of the victims killed in this week’s Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.
Brandon Bostian was obsessed with trains while growing up, talked about them constantly and wanted to be an engineer or a conductor.
The investigation into the deadly Amtrak derailment is zeroing in on speed. It’s believed the train was going more than 100 miles per hour when it flew off the rails.
A family of a Baltimore man believed to be on Amtrak 188 is searching for answers following Tuesday night’s deadly wreck.