The National Transportation Safety Board published its final report for the agency’s investigation of the Dec. 18, 2017, fatal, Amtrak train derailment in DuPont, Washington.
The National Transportation Safety Board held a board meeting on June 18, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. (EDT), to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 12, 2017, Oakland, Iowa, school bus fire.
The National Transportation Safety Board published its preliminary report on June 16, 2019 for the agency’s investigation of the April 24, 2019, derailment of a Union Pacific Railroad train near Fort Worth, Texas.
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Chairman Sumwalt and TSB Canada’s Chair Kathy Fox participated in a panel discussion on June 25 in Arlington, VA, on “Emerging Transportation Safety Issues (multimodal) & International Cooperation on Safety,” as part of the Flight Safety Foundation’s Speaker Series. Retired FAA Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety Peggy Gilligan (left), moderated the event. Before a crowd of nearly 100, the Chairman and Ms. Fox discussed their mutual safety interests and concerns, their lists of top transportation safety priorities, and lessons learned from past cross-border investigations.
Board member and staff remarks concerning transportation safety:
Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg
Member Earl F. Weener
Member Jennifer Homendy