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Investigators now know that a commuter was traveling at twice the appropriate speed when it crashed into the station in Hoboken, New Jersey, last week, killing one person and injuring … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - A New Jersey commuter train accelerated to twice the speed limit shortly before it crashed into a station in Hoboken last week, investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursd...
Following the Hoboken train crash, many question whether Positive Train Control, an automatic braking system that deploys during emergencies, could have averted the tragedy.
Incident could rekindle debate over the urgency of installing automatic braking on trains.