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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Train Derailment / The Technology #1083653

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 14, 2015
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: David Kerley) The investigation into the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that finds the train sped up just befroe the crash examined; diagrams shown of the crash & how the train is braked, controlled & stopped. [NTSB board member Robert SUMWALT@- comments on findings.] [Engineer Brandon Bostian's attorney Robert GOGGIN@- says he has no recollection of the events.] [AMtrak CEO Joe BOARDMAN@- says the train could not corner at that speed.]

(Studio: David Muir) New questions about railway safety with the Washington-New York line not having "Positive Train Control" technology outlined.

(Los Angeles: Matt Gutman) Another train derailment in Pittsburgh & the TPC technolog featured; scenes shown of freight cars off the track & from a train simulator. [Metrolink dirctor R.T. McCARTHY@- explains how TPC works.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: David Wright) SOme of the 8 vtcims of the Philadelphiawreck profiled; photo shown of Bob Gildesleeve, who was missing & today found dead, Rachel Jacobs, Laura Finamore%, Derrick Griffith%, Justin Zemser. [Jacobs friend Emily FOOTE@, Zemser CLASSMATE - comment.]

Muir, David;
Kerley, David;
Gutman, Matt;
Wright, David

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