National Transportation Safety Board Amtrak Train Derailment Briefing

Robert Sumwalt briefed reporters and responded to questions on the board’s initial investigation into the fatal derailment of an Amtrak… read more

Robert Sumwalt briefed reporters and responded to questions on the board’s initial investigation into the fatal derailment of an Amtrak passenger train in Philadelphia. Mr. Sumwalt said that Amtrak has Positive Train Control Systems installed throughout the northeast corridor, but not where the accident happened. These systems protect against speed-related issues. close

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National Transportation Safety Board Amtrak Train Derailment Briefing

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Program ID:
326038-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
May 13, 2015 | 5:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 13, 2015 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 13, 2015 | 5:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2015 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 13, 2015 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1