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Collision of an Amtrak train and CSX freight train


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  • Accident No: RRD18MR003
  • Accident Type: Office of Railroad
  • Location: Cayce, SC
  • Date: 2/4/2018

NTSB Go Team launched to investigate the collision of an Amtrak train and CSX freight train, near Cayce, SC.

NTSB Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt accompanied the team and served as the principal spokesman on-scene.

Announcements about media briefings and other activities related to this investigation will be made on the NTSB’s media relations Twitter feed @NTSB_Newsroom.

A view of the accident scene. 

 

Related Information:

Docket

Boardmeeting - 7/23/2019

Investigative Hearing: Managing Safety on Passenger Railroads, July 10-11, 2018

6/26/2019 - Testimony of The Honorable Jennifer Homendy, Member, National Transportation Safety Board Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation United States Senate on Amtrak: Next Steps for Passenger Rail

9/13/2018 - Testimony of The Honorable Robert L. Sumwalt, III Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board Before the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure United States House of Representatives on The State of Positive Train Control Implementation in the United States in Washington, D.C.

2/15/2018 - Testimony of  The Honorable Robert L. Sumwalt, III, Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board Before the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, United States House of Representatives on Oversight of Positive Train Control Implementation in the United States in Washington, DC.

 

NTSB Go Team launching to investigate the collision of an Amtrak train and CSX freight train, near Cayce, SC. NTSB Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman on-scene. Announcements about media briefings and other activities related to this investigation will be made on the NTSB’s media relations Twitter feed @NTSB_Newsroom.

Contact: NTSB Media Relations