Politics Aug 07

Report: Most railroads won’t meet safety deadline

WASHINGTON -- Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May, according…

Nation Jun 02

Amtrak CEO vows to put safety technology into operation

WASHINGTON — An emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation, while Democrats and Republicans exchanged barbs over whether Congress or the…

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