S. Carolina Amtrak-CSX Accident

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Re: S. Carolina Amtrak-CSX Accident

Unread postby BnOEngr » Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:48 pm

Schteinkuh wrote:So there was a switch tender ON DUTY?


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Re: S. Carolina Amtrak-CSX Accident

Unread postby hoborich » Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:39 am

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.
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