Derailment In Philadelphia
Amtrak derailment

America's Third-Class Rail System

In much of the world, support for passenger rail systems is a top political priority. But not in the United States, where cheap gas and car culture still reign.
Michael Nutter

Amtrak Engineer Was 'Reckless'

The comments by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter about the Amtrak train driver are being viewed by NTSB board members as a rush to judgment.

'No Recollection Of The Incident'

A lawyer for the engineer of the derailed Amtrak train said that the driver does not remember anything about the incident and that he is cooperating with investigators.