The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has sent a full go-team to Crozet, VA to investigate yesterday’s grade-crossing accident involving an Amtrak passenger train and a truck.
The chartered train, which was carrying Republican lawmakers headed to a retreat in West Virginia, collided with what news sources say was a garbage truck.
It wasn’t distracted driving that caused last month’s fatal Amtrak derailment in Washington State, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which has released preliminary details in what is expected to be a lengthy investigation. Exactly what did cause the accident has yet to be determined.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued two safety recommendations calling upon industry to install crash-resistant inward- and outward-facing cameras in all rail transit vehicles, saying the cameras would greatly aid in crash investigations.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released details downloaded from the event data and forward-facing video recorders on a NJ Transit commuter train involved in the Sept. 29, 2016, accident at the Hoboken Terminal, Hoboken, New Jersey.
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators looking into Thursday’s crash of the New Jersey commuter train ran into a roadblock while attempting to retrieve the event recorder and camera from the controlling cab.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) launched a team Wednesday to investigate the breach of a rail tank-car and subsequent release of 17,000 gallons of chlorine Saturday at a facility in New Martinsville, West Virginia.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), has announced a final rule amending the Hazardous Materials Regulations to codify certain requirements of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act of 2015 (FAST Act) related to the safe transportation of flammable liquids by rail.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a final rule that significantly strengthens state safety oversight and enforcement authority to prevent and mitigate accidents and incidents on rail transit systems.