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    Amtrak Train 188 Accident and Politicized Vengeful Justice

    William Rockefeller and Brandon Bostian are two men with much in common. They were both qualified, experienced and respected railroad locomotive engineers who made serious mistakes that resulted in multiple fatalities and many injuries. After compiling exemplary work records over years...
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    Amtrak Train 188 Tragic Accident – What is the Complete Story?

    The question why the ATC wasn’t used a long time ago and before the accident is well above my pay grade. So I cannot respond. The NTSB should have reported that the equipment to slow passenger trains for the curve was installed for at least 50 years. No new equipment was required. The NTSB...
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    Amtrak Train 188 Tragic Accident – What is the Complete Story?

    Thanks for the comment. Actually there were no technical failures at Frankford Junction.. All the existing technology worked fine. The cab signaling has been slowing trains for many years when there is a train ahead, a signal at stop, switching from track to track, and even for some curves. The...
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    Amtrak Train 188 Tragic Accident – What is the Complete Story?

    The Amtrak Train 188 derailment on May 12, 2015 at Frankford Junction Curve in Northeast Philadelphia was a terrible tragedy. Eight passengers died and scores were injured, many seriously. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) conducted their usual detailed investigation and determined...


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