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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:27:38 GMT

Expert assesses risk of oil train accidents in Pennsylvania
Newsworks.org
Wolf hired Allan Zarembski, a University of Delaware professor and a specialist in railroad engineering and safety, to identify areas of high risk and to issue safety recommendations. Zarembski's report, released Monday, contains 27 recommendations, ...

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 12:54:36 GMT

The Elkhart Truth

2 deaths on railroad tracks in St. Joseph county highlight risks for pedestrians
The Elkhart Truth
The Federal Railroad Administration says the deaths since May 28 mark the greatest total in St. Joseph County in any year since 2012. Nationally, the number of deadly railroad accidents has risen from 405 in 2011 to 501 in 2014. Railroad officials and ...

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Tue, 02 Jun 2015 01:37:33 GMT

WSAW

Train Accidents Prompt State Rail Safety Week
WSAW
Last year about 560 people were killed in the U.S. while trespassing on train tracks, another 250 at grade crossings. In Wisconsin, there were 52 car verse train collisions, ten of which were deadly. Wood County has had the highest number of accidents ...

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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:58:07 GMT

Amtrak derailment: Could technology have prevented crash?
ABC 57 News
A system known as positive train control likely would have stopped the train -- which had been hurtling around the curve at more than 100 mph -- from derailing, National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt told reporters Wednesday.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 14:04:16 GMT

CNN

Amtrak derailment: Could technology have prevented crash?
CNN
A system known as positive train control likely would have stopped the train -- which had been hurtling around the curve at more than 100 mph -- from derailing, National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt told reporters Wednesday.

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Wed, 13 May 2015 20:29:39 GMT

PhillyVoice.com

Number of train accidents declining
PhillyVoice.com
The horrifying derailment of Amtrak locomotive No. 188, which left seven people dead and more than 100 others injured, pushed rail safety into the limelight Wednesday. Train accidents have declined by 13.4 percent since 2011, according to statistics ...

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Wed, 13 May 2015 10:23:13 GMT

Yahoo Travel

Is Amtrak Safe to Ride? The Data on Train Accidents
Yahoo Travel
Late Tuesday night Amtrak faced one of its deadliest accidents in recent years when a train derailed on the way to New York killing at least six passengers and injuring hundreds of others. The National Transportation Safety Board's investigative team ...

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