National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs
The National Transportation Safety Board today opened public dockets on two on-going railroad accident investigations and placed the dockets on its public website.
The accident dockets opened today are:
July 5, 2009, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. A train operator was killed when two monorail passenger trains collided at Walt Disney World Theme Park.
July 18, 2009, San Francisco, California. A collision occurred between two MUNI light rail vehicles at the West Portal Station, injuring 48 people.
The dockets contain factual information developed by investigators. There is no determination of cause; that will occur at a later date. This is a document release only. No interviews will be conducted by the NTSB.
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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.