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Freight Train Accident in New Mexico

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  • Accident No: DCA15MR008
  • Accident Type: Office of Railroad
  • Location: Roswell, NM
  • Date: 4/28/2015

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the head-on collision between two freight trains near Roswell, New Mexico on April 28, 2015.

NTSB investigator Ted Turpin led the team as investigator-in-charge. NTSB Board Member Earl Weener accompanied the team to serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

Public Affairs Officer Terry Williams was also on-scene in New Mexico to coordinate media-related activities. He can be reached at or by mobile phone at 202-557-1350.


Board Meeting 4/10/2018

Contact: NTSB Media Relations
Terry Williams
(202) 314-6100