Train Derailment

Investigator: Train Was Speeding Up When It Derailed
(Associated Press) - The Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia accelerated rapidly in the final full minute before it headed into a sharp curve and crashed.
That's according to the lead investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board...
Speed Factor In New York Train Derailment
The National Transportation Safety Board says a train that derailed in New York City was traveling 82 mph as it approached a 30 mph zone.
 
    The Metro-North Railroad commuter train jumped the tracks Sunday morning along a sharp curve where the speed limit drops from 70 mph to 30…