NTSB to Hold Public Hearing on Red Line Metro Crash
Witnesses will be questioned
Published at 9:22 PM EST on Feb 4, 2010 | Updated at 9:30 PM EST on Feb 4, 2010
The National Transportation Safety Board says it will hold a three-day public hearing into the fatal collision of two Metro trains in June 2009.
The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Feb. 23 in the NTSB's board room and conference center at 429 L'Enfant Plaza in southwest Washington. Witnesses will be questioned.
The focus of the hearing will be the June 22 accident on the Red Line that killed nine and injured numerous others, plus state and federal oversight of rail transit systems.
The hearing will also be Webcast on the NTSB public hearing schedule page when it becomes available.
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