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Recent Train Accidents in the United States

As a minimum of 3 human beings died on Saturday after an Amtrak passenger train derailed in north-central Montana, a legit at a local sheriff’s office stated: https://www.reuters.com/international/us/least-three-dead-after-amtrak-passenger-train-derails-montana-ap-2021-09-26.

The following are a few deadly U.S. passenger train crashes in recent years:

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An Amtrak passenger train that had been diverted onto a side track collided with a parked freight train in South Carolina, killing two people and injuring at least 116 others.

An Amtrak passenger train carrying Republican members of Congress to a retreat in West Virginia slammed right into a rubbish truck at a rural Virginia avenue crossing, killing one individual in the truck. No leading injuries have been stated among many of the lawmakers or workforce at the university.

An Amtrak train derailed because it took a nook on a brand new stretch of track in Washington, D.C. at greater than twice the rate limit, sending passenger automobiles tumbling from a bridge and killing 3 people. Almost 100 human beings suffered injuries in accidents, most of them minor.

On Sept. 29, 2016, a brand new Jersey Transit train ploughed right into a terminal in Hoboken, killing a female passenger on the platform and injuring 114 others.

Sheriff's office: At least 3 killed in Amtrak derailment - Opera News

An Amtrak train travelling from New York collided with a backhoe performing track maintenance in Chester, Pennsylvania, a Philadelphia suburb, killing the two men operating the construction device and injuring 41 others.

In 2015, an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia after entering a curve at 106 miles per hour (171 kph), more than twice the recommended 50-mph (80-kph) speed, killing eight passengers and injuring 185 others.The locomotive and 7 passenger motors went off the rails.

A Metro-North train derailed in New York City’s Bronx borough, killing four humans and injuring at least 61. The seven-car train was travelling at 82 mph (132 kph) before coming into the 30-mph (48-kph) curved phase where it crashed.


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