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How Amtrak failed the victims of Train 188: A survivor's tale

from Politico

From May 21: I've spent much of my career helping with disasters, helping people and organizations at some of the worst times of their lives. I was always lucky enough not to need the help of people like me. That ended last week, after I boarded Amtrak Train 188. I'm now even more grateful for our first responders — police, fire, EMTs and hospital emergency rooms. And more convinced that Amtrak itself needs an overhaul. The trip started like every other from Union Station, with a long line of us waiting to have our tickets checked. However, it had a surprise ending: The train, running at 106 mph, more than twice the posted speed limit on that section, went off the rails just after stopping in Philadelphia. more


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