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Amtrak's Failure To Gain Wireless Spectrum Rights Stymied Safety Technology

05/15/2015 01:31 pm ET | Updated May 15, 2015
AP

In the public eye, the disaster on the rails this week in Philadelphia was not only tragic but also shocking. As a crowded Amtrak train approached a bend in the track on Tuesday night, it was barrelling along at more than 100 miles an hour -- twice the mandated speed for that section. The resulting derailment killed eight people, highlighting grave deficiencies in Amtrak’s safety system.

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