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NTSB Investigates Train Derailment in Philadelphia
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 NTSB Investigates Train Derailment in Philadelphia

​The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a go-team to investigate an Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, Pa.

NTSB investigator Mike Flanigon is leading the team as investigator-in-charge. NTSB Board Member Robert Sumwalt is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

Public Affairs Officer Peter Knudson will also be on-scene in Philadelphia to coordinate media-related activities. He can be reached at or by mobile phone at 202-557-1350. The team will arrive in Philadelphia later this morning.

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