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NTSB to Meet on Amtrak 188 Derailment Accident
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 NTSB to Meet on Amtrak 188 Derailment Accident

WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the May 2015 fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia during a board meeting scheduled for May 17, 2016. The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the May 2015 fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia during a board meeting scheduled for May 17, 2016. The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the May 2015 fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia during a board meeting scheduled for May 17, 2016. The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the May 2015 fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia during a board meeting scheduled for May 17, 2016. The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the May 2015 fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia during a board meeting scheduled for May 17, 2016. The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the May 2015 fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia during a board meeting scheduled for May 17, 2016. The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the May 2015 fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia during a board meeting scheduled for May 17, 2016. The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the May 2015 fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia during a board meeting scheduled for May 17, 2016.
 
On May 12, 2015, at 9:21 pm ET, northbound Amtrak passenger train no. 188 derailed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after entering a curve at 106 mph where the speed is restricted to 50 mph. The locomotive and all seven passenger cars derailed. Eight passengers were killed and more than 200 others were transported to area hospitals.
 
Event: Board Meeting
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 9:30 a.m. ET
Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center
Address: 429 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC
Participants: NTSB Board members
 
Live Webcast: A link to the webcast will be available on the following page shortly before the start of the meeting: http://ntsb.capitolconnection.org/
 
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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Peter Knudson
(202) 314-6100
peter.knudson@ntsb.gov

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