Oversight hearing on January 4 Amtrak-Conrail accident
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Oversight hearing on January 4 Amtrak-Conrail accident hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One hundredth Congress, first session : special hearing. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Transportation and Related Agencies.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English



  • Maryland,
  • United States


  • Amtrak.,
  • ConRail.,
  • United States. Federal Railroad Administration.,
  • Railroads -- Maryland -- Accidents.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Safety measures.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Accidents.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 100-42
LC ClassificationsKF26 .A66 1986a
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 357 p. :
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2494797M
LC Control Number87601875

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  Workmen stand in the foreground as a rail crane lifts part of the Amtrak passenger train and three Conrail diesel engines, in Chase Md., on Jan 4 Author: Colleen Kelleher. The Maryland train collision occurred at pm on January 4, , on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor main line. The site of the crash was in the Chase community in eastern Baltimore County, Maryland, United States, at Gunpowder Interlocking, about 18 miles (29 km) northeast of tr the Colonial, (now part of the Northeast Regional) traveling north from Location: Chase, Maryland.   During the course of my oversight, I acquired an email from Susan Rice. She sent herself an email on Obama’s last day in office – Janu That email memorialized the alleged contents of the January 5, , meeting with Obama. Gates, 33, told the National Transportation Safety Board after the Jan. 4, , wreck that he had not taken drugs before the accident and had performed various safety checks in the locomotive cab.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. Books from the ex. The Amtrak train wreck occurred when the train went into a curve going over mph, where the posted speed limit was 50 mph, causing a derailment with three of the cars rolling onto their sides. As a result of this train crash, eight people died and over were injured. The initial investigation found that although the tracks had been installed with Positive Train Control (PTC) which.   RAIL AGENCY PICKS UP PIECES AFTER AMTRAK'S WORST CRASH original context from Janu , Section 4, Page 4 soon as panels in the Senate and House prepare for hearings on the accident. U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, archived webcast, Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety hearing, "Oversight Hearing: Nuclear Regulatory Commission," May 5,