Office of Railroad
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a railroad grade crossing accident and explosion near Baltimore, Md., that occurred at approximately 2:00 PM (EDT) on May 29, 2013.
NTSB highway safety Investigator Peter Kotowski is the investigator-in-charge and NTSB Board Member Robert L. Sumwalt accompanied the team and served as the principal spokesperson during the on-scene phase of the investigation.
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Safety Recommendation Letters
- To the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
- To the Federal Railroad Administration
- R-14-50 - To the
50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
- R-14-51 - To the
state of Maryland
- R-14-052 - To the
Association of American Railroads and the American Short Line and Regional
- R-14-053 - To the
National Fire Protection Association
- To CSX Transportation Company: