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Four of six trains to be removed from Amtrak Cascades service after NTSB recommendation

(Source: Television station KIRO 7, May 22, 2019)

SEATTLE — The State of Washington will soon remove the type of older train from Amtrak Cascades service that crashed in 2017, killing three people. Of the six Amtrak Cascades trains that run between Eugene, Oregon, and Vancouver, B.C, four are Talgo Series VI trains, in service since 1999. The NTSB found the adjoined train cars broke apart and wheel units flew around like missiles and recommended they be discontinued as soon as possible.

Full story: www.kiro7.com

Thursday, May 23, 2019

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