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Bay Area Rapid Transit #220789

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 21, 1972
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(Studio) In Sacramento, California, Senate committee investigates safety of BART.

(Oakland, California) State legislature analyst's report says BART railsafe computerized control system unsafe. BART can't tell if another train stopped on tracks ahead. Officials at stations check for track clearness and telephone reports Have been several minor accidents in BART, and one major one in which cars derailed. General manager Stokes promises safe service by September, but warned about public confidence. [STOKES - says public being misled. BART safe.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld (KPIX newsfilm)

Threlkeld, Richard

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