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New Jersey / Train Crash #1103253

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Hoboken: Gio Benitez) The rush-hour train crash in New Jersey featured; scenes shown from the Hoboken train station with audio played. [WOMAN, train worker Michael LARSON, MAN, survivor Omar MAAMOUN†, witness William BLAINE†- describe what happened to the train.] The status of the injured discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Hoboken: David Kerley) The investigation of the crashed train & the engineer featured; scenes from the terminal & diagram shown. [Two WITNESSES - comment.] [Amtrak vice president Chris JAGODZINSKI†- explains positive train control {PTC} technology.] The lack of the PTC system on any New Jersey trains noted. [NTSB vice chair Bella DINH-ZARR†- says the NTSB has recommended PTC for 40 years.]

Muir, David;
Benitez, Gio;
Kerley, David

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