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Amtrak Train Derailment Philadelphia

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Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 08:29 PM EDT

Accident, Not a Crime: Charges Dropped in Amtrak 188 Case

Accident, Not a Crime: Charges Dropped in Amtrak 188 Case

A judge on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges against the engineer in an Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people, citing a lack of evidence.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 09:02 PM EDT

The Push for Positive Train Control

The Push for Positive Train Control

the deadly Amtrak derailment in 2015 in which eight people were killed and more than 200 injured. Now there's a new push to implement the potential...">Some experts say Positive Train Control may have prevented the deadly Amtrak derailment in 2015 in which eight people were killed and more than 200 injured. Now there's a new push to implement the potential...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 08:36 AM EDT

Engineer on Bond After Arraignment in Deadly Derailment

Engineer on Bond After Arraignment in Deadly Derailment

An Amtrak engineer involved in a train derailment that killed eight passengers was arraigned late Thursday on charges including causing a catastrophe and involuntary manslaughter, in a case brought only after a...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 05:39 PM EDT

Amtrak Engineer Surrenders on Charges in Deadly Derailment

Amtrak Engineer Surrenders on Charges in Deadly Derailment

The engineer operating Amtrak 188 when it careened off the tracks in Northeast Philadelphia two years ago surrendered Thursday to face involuntary manslaughter charges.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 12:06 PM EDT

Amtrak 188 Engineer Charged in Deadly Derailment

Amtrak 188 Engineer Charged in Deadly Derailment

The engineer operating Amtrak 188 when it careened off the tracks in North Philadelphia two years ago has been charged criminally in the derailment, the Pennsylvania attorney general announced Friday.

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An Amtrak Northeast Regional train bound for New York from Washington, D.C. derailed in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia Tuesday night, according to officials.

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