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Re: S. Carolina Amtrak-CSX Accident

Unread postPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:48 pm
by BnOEngr
Schteinkuh wrote:So there was a switch tender ON DUTY?

Sigh


No.

Re: S. Carolina Amtrak-CSX Accident

Unread postPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:39 am
by hoborich
Not trying to be negative here, but I don't see much future for high speed rail in the US. Most of the Amtrak accidents have been due to human error, and how do you protect against that. Imagine the death toll in the latest accident if the train had been traveling 125 mph.