Why Trains Crash

The Passionate Eye

On December 18, 2017 an Amtrak train making its first run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass south of Seattle, killing three people and injuring more than 100 others. As efforts are underway worldwide to improve rail networks and save lives, Why Trains Crash examines recent deadly rail accidents and asks if they can be avoided with new technology. (Originally Aired 2017-03-19)

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