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 May 13

How safe is rail travel in the United States?

Following Tuesday’s Amtrak accident in Philadelphia that left at least seven people dead, the NewsHour explored 25 years of railroad passenger fatality data from the Federal Railroad Administration.

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