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Derailment and Hazardous Materials Release of Union Pacific Railroad Unit Ethanol Train in Graettinger, Iowa, March 10, 2017
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Event Summary

Board Meeting : Derailment and Hazardous Materials Release of Union Pacific Railroad Unit Ethanol Train in Graettinger, Iowa, March 10, 2017
NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center
10/30/2018 9:30 AM

The National Transportation Safety Board met to determine the probable cause of the Railroad Accident Report: Derailment and Hazardous Materials Release of Union Pacific Railroad Unit Ethanol Train in Graettinger, Iowa, March 10, 2017. The board also issued safety recommendations aimed at preventing similar accidents in the future.

Abstract

Presentations:

Opening Statement - Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt

Staff Presentations

Visualization of Estimated Derailed Car Motion - NTSB YouTube Channel

Closing Statement - Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt


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