National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a Go Team to investigate this afternoons derailment of an Amtrak passenger train in Montgomery County, Maryland.
NTSB investigator Jim Southworth will lead the effort as Investigator-in-Charge of the 8-member team. Vice Chairman Carol Carmody will accompany the team and serve as principal spokesperson. Lauren Peduzzi will be the NTSBs on-scene press officer.
Information on a press briefing will be released when available.
NTSB Office of Public Affairs: (202) 314-6100
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.