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Train Derailments / Causes #53223

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 03, 1978
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(Studio) National Trans. Safety Board's decision that Youngstown, Florida, train derailment was sabotage noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Board report on details of damaged track given. [Board spokesperson Kay BAILEY - says track was misaligned so that locomotive would be forced off at that point.] Case is turned over to FBI for investigation into reasons for sabotage. Earlier alleged sabotage on same rail line, near Panama City, Florida, noted.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

(Studio) Waverly, Tennessee, derailment mentioned; report noted from WNGE-TV in Nashville that cracked wheel cited as cause of accident was reported dangerous one year ago.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Gregory, Bettina;
Reynolds, Frank

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