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 NTSB to Meet on Pennsylvania Rail Accident

​WASHINGTON (October 17, 2017) — The National Transportation Safety Board will meet 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.

Information on the accident, including the accident docket, can be found at:

WHEN: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. ET

WHERE: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, District of Columbia

WHO: NTSB Board members and investigative staff from the Office of Railroad, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Investigations.

LIVE WEBCAST: A link to the webcast will be available shortly before the start of the meeting at

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594