CNN: Amtrak Traveling at Nearly 3x the 30 Speed Limit When It Derailed

‘The company also says they tested an Amtrak train without passengers on board at all speed limits along the route’


MARSH: "Amtrak train 501 was traveling at 80 miles per hour, nearly three times the 30-mile-per-hour speed limit as it approached the curve where all but one of the train’s cars jumped the tracks, plummeting on to the highway and vehicles below."

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