Amtrak City of New Orleans Bourbonnais, Illinois tragedy turning point for survivors

By Laura McElroy, Daily Journal; March 14, 2019 The clock read 9:48 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 1999. Time stood…

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Opinion: In trying times, wise railroaders shouldn’t clam up to the news media

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; March 4, 2019 “HOW SAFE ARE AMERICA’S RAILROADS? Lesley Stahl reports on…

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Fired engineer recounts deadly crash between Amtrak’ Silver Star and CSX freight train in South Carolina on 60 Minutes

From CBS News; February 28, 2019 Mark James describes the deadly crash of an Amtrak passenger train into his CSX…

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Amtrak Coast Starlight train stuck in Oregon for more than a day is moving again

By The Associated Press, The Seattle Times; February 26, 2019 PORTLAND, Ore. — Passengers stranded on an Amtrak train for…

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New details revealed from fatal Cayce, South Carolina Amtrak Silver Star crash in NTSB report

By Susan Ardis And Sammy Fretwell, The State; February 28, 2018 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a…

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Report: ‘Human decision making’ was likely one of the main culprits in the Amtrak Silver Star-CSX train crash

By Jeremy Turnage, Digital Content Manager, WIS 10; February 15, 2018 WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – A preliminary report by…

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The Daily CSX: And, on the third day, to no one’s surprise, the first lawsuit was filed in the Silver Star/CSX collision in Cayce, South Carolina

Train crash lawsuit alleges ‘gross negligence’ by CSX in fatal South Carolina derailment By John Monk, The State; February 8,…

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Could CSX be off the hook if it’s found liable for Sunday’s fatal Silver Star train crash?

By Janny Rodriguez, First Coast News; February 5, 2018 Investigators are trying to figure out if human-error caused the violent…

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Incorrect information from CSX employee led to Sunday’s fatal crash of Amtrak’s southbound Silver Star

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; February 6, 2018 Incorrect information from a CSX Corp. employee at the site…

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Fatal Amtrak southbound Silver Star train crash puts spotlight on CSX railroad crew

By SAMMY FRETWELL, The State; February 5, 2018 Federal investigators looking into the cause of a fatal train collision near…

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Where is Cayce, South Carolina, and what is the Silver Star?

Cayce, South Carolina is part of the Columbia metropolitan area. Columbia, the capital of South Carolina, has a metropolitan population…

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Politico Morning Transportation: Another deadly Amtrak crash

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Daniel Lippman, Politico; February 5, 2018 AMTRAK-CSX CRASH KILLS TWO: An…

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Cayce Amtrak Silver Star/CSX train wreck worst in South Carolina since Graniteville

By SAMMY FRETWELL, The State; February 4, 2018 An Amtrak passenger train traveling at more than 50 mph ran off…

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A chronology of the day for Silver Star’s passengers: ‘Screams and crying’ followed Amtrak train crash

By The Associated Press; The News & Observer; February 4, 2018 CAYCE, S.C. The Latest on a deadly Amtrak train…

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The Daily CSX: Amtrak blames freight train firm CSX for deadly South Carolina crash of southbound Silver Star

By Randall Hill, Reuters; February 4, 2018 CAYCE, S.C. (Reuters) – Amtrak blamed a freight rail operator for causing a…

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The Daily CSX – Amtrak South Carolina collision: CSX facing another potential setback?

By Matthew Kazin, Fox Business News; February 4, 2018 For CSX (CSX) CEO Jim Foote, who is in his job…

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Drone video footage of the Amtrak southbound Silver Star-CSX freight train crash in Cayce, South Carolina

By Noah Feit, The State; February 4, 2018 LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC In the aftermath of the deadly Amtrak train crash…

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Southbound Silver Star in Cayce, South Carolina: ‘It appears Amtrak was on the wrong track;’ switch may have been in wrong position

By Josh Kendall And Sammy Fretwell, The State; February 4, 2018 The Amtrak train that collided Sunday morning with a…

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Amtrak’s southbound Silver Star, CSX train collision in South Carolina leaves 2 dead, over 100 injured, officials say

By Travis Fedschun, Bradford Betz, Fox News; February 4, 2018 Two Amtrak personnel were killed and over 100 others were…

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The Daily CSX – Source: CSX maintainers had been working at site of Sunday’s deadly CSX-Amtrak’s Silver Star train accident in Cayce, South Carolina

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; February 4, 2018 CSX Corp. signal maintainers recently had been working in the…

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2 dead, more than 60 hurt in Amtrak southbound Silver Star crash with CSX freight train in Cayce, South Carolina; 1 still critical

By Dwayne McLemore, The State; February 4, 2018 A Sunday morning crash involving an Amtrak passenger train and a freight…

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At least 2 dead after Amtrak’s southbound Silver Star collides with CSX freight train in South Carolina

By Alisa Tang and Lori Aratani, The Washington Post; February 4, 2018 An Amtrak train en route from New York…

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