Despite fatal accidents, train safety still isn’t a top priority in Washington
(Source: New York Magazine, February 12, 2018)
NEW YORK — In the past two months, there have been four fatal accidents involving Amtrak trains. In December three people died on a train making its first trip on a track between Seattle and Portland. On January 14 a North Carolina couple died when their SUV was hit by a train. On January 31 a train carrying Republican members of Congress to their retreat in West Virginia hit a garbage truck, killing the driver. Then on February 4, two train operators were killed when a passenger train slammed into a parked freight train in South Carolina.
Full story: New York Magazine
Monday, February 12, 2018
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