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NTSB Releases Preliminary Agenda for Investigative Hearing on WMATA Smoke and Electrical Arcing Accident
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 NTSB Releases Preliminary Agenda for Investigative Hearing on WMATA Smoke and Electrical Arcing Accident

​WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board has released the preliminary agenda for its investigative hearing into the January 12 smoke and electrical arcing accident that occurred in a tunnel near the L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station in Washington, D.C.

The agenda for the hearing, which will be held June 23-24, 2015, at the NTSB’s Board Room and Conference Center in Washington, DC, is available at http://go.usa.gov/39Hrz.

The two-day hearing will be chaired by NTSB Chairman Christopher A. Hart. Parties to the investigation, which will all be represented at the hearing, are the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, the Federal Transit Administration, the Tri-State Oversight Committee, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, the International Firefighters Association Local 36, and the District of Columbia Emergency Services, which includes three DC departments.

A final agenda will be released closer to the hearing date.

The event will be webcast live. An archive of the webcast will be available on the NTSB website after the event. A link to the webcast site is available at: http://www.capitolconnection.net/capcon/ntsb/ntsb.htm.

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Peter Knudson
(202) 314-6100
peter.knudson@ntsb.gov

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