× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Train Derailment / Delays #1083489

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 13, 2015
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

[PASSENGER - reacts to what happened.]

(Philadelphia: Anderson Cooper) The crash of the Amtrak train in Philadelphia re-introduced.

(Marion, Illinois: Randi Kaye) A look at a train simulator presented; simulator video shown. [MODOC engineer instructor Chris SMUTNY@- describes what train speed feels like, why a speeding train would derail on a turn.] The speed & braking on the train track discussed.

(Philadelphia: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Joe Johns) The impact of the derailment on travel in the East region & alternative travel reviewed. [Delayed passengers Marina RIVERA@, Jackie ZIMA-EVANS@, Stephanie HANNON@, Patricia STYLES@; Greyhound Union Station's Charles WORMLEY@- comment on delays.] When Philadelphia-New York service will be resumed while the investigation continues discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi;
Johns, Joe

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.