The National Transportation Safety Board met to determine the probable cause of an accident involving an Amtrak passenger train that struck a roadway maintenance machine (backhoe) near Chester, Pennsylvania, on April 3, 2016.
Opening Statement - Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
AMTRAK Train Collision with Maintenance-of-Way Equipment - video on NTSB YouTube channel
Closing Statement - Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
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