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Maryland Train Derailment

Why Can't Modern Technology Prevent Train Wrecks?

George Bibel | Posted 08.22.2012 | Science
George Bibel

The challenge is to successfully manage the risk to an acceptable level. Unfortunately the risk can never be reduced to zero.

PHOTOS: Investigators Probe Maryland Train Derailment

AP | ALEX DOMINGUEZ and JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 10.22.2012 | DC

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — A coal train that derailed in Maryland was going the authorized speed of 25 miles per hour with an engineer-in-training at ...