New Jersey train engineer applied brakes just before crash - NTSB

New Jersey train engineer applied brakes just before crash - NTSB
 

A New Jersey commuter train accelerated to twice the speed limit shortly before it crashed into a station in Hoboken last week, investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday.
The engineer applied the brakes less than a second before the train crashed into the station's bumping post, according to information obtained from the train data recorder, the investigators said. A woman on the station platform was killed in the Sept. 29 crash and more than 100 people were injured.
The NTSB said preliminary data showed the train was travelling at 21 miles per hour at the... read more

 
6 October 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Reuters
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