Passengers aboard the No. 1614 Pascack Valley line train say it never slowed down before slamming through barriers and into a wall at the New Jersey station.More government fail-at passenger expense?
A witness at the scene said the engineer was found slumped over at the wheel of the train.
Now it has emerged that the train lacked a system called Positive Train Control (PTC), which combines satellite and computer data to monitor train movements and prevent them from going too fast or hitting other locomotives on the track.
A mandatory report by Federal Railroad Administration revealed that the life-saving technology is not installed on any NJ Transit locomotives.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Government Train Wreck
Where were the crash controls?
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