NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

NTSB To Hold Media Briefing on the Investigation of A Freight Train Derailment in Columbus

July 11, 2012

COLUMBUS, OH - The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a press briefing today to update reporters on the status of the investigation into this morning freight train derailment in Columbus, Ohio.

Event: Press Briefing

Date and Time: July 11, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. EST

Location: State of Ohio Fairgrounds
717 E. 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211

Participant: NTSB Board Member Earl Weener

NTSB Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Peter Knudson



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.