NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB SENDING TEAM TO INVESTIGATE COMMUTER TRAIN COLLISION NEAR BOSTON

May 28, 2008

The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a Go Team to investigate the collision between two Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority commuter trains in Newton early this evening.

NTSB Rail Investigator Wayne Workman will serve as Investigator-in-Charge and lead the 7-member team. Board Member Kitty Higgins will accompany the team and serve as spokesman for the on-scene investigation. A press officer, Peter Knudson, will also travel with the team.

Once the team arrives in Massachusetts, Knudson can be reached on his cell phone at (202) 557-1350.

NTSB Office of Public Affairs: (202) 314-6100

 

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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.