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Continuing coverage of the deadly derailment of Amtrak Train 188

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By Cathy Rainone

2 Years Later: Deadly Amtrak Derailment

An Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed and crashed in Philadelphia...View gallery

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 01:23 PM EDT

Deadly Amtrak Crash: What Black Boxes Could Show

Deadly Amtrak Crash: What Black Boxes Could Show

One of the first sources of information officials investigating an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia will turn to is the train's event data recorder, also known as its "black box." The nondescript metal...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 09:51 AM EDT

Deadly Amtrak Crash Site Saw Devastation Once Before

Deadly Amtrak Crash Site Saw Devastation Once Before

Frankford Junction, the scene of Tuesday night’s deadly Philadelphia derailment of Amtrak Regional 188, has seen devastation before. On Labor Day, 71 years ago, the Congressional Limited careened off the tracks...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 10:54 PM EDT

House GOP Approves Amtrak Budget Cuts Despite Crash

House GOP Approves Amtrak Budget Cuts Despite Crash

Republicans on a powerful House panel on Wednesday blocked a bid by Democrats to boost Amtrak's budget by more than $1 billion, including $556 million targeted for the railroad's Northeast corridor, site of a...

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 12:34 PM EDT

Amtrak Funding Long a Target in Washington

Amtrak Funding Long a Target in Washington

The cause of Tuesday night’s deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia is still under investigation, but funding for the national passenger railroad has long been a source of friction amid complaints of aging...

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