Where was the train accident on June 22, 2009?
At approximately 4:57 pm EDT (20:57 UTC) on Monday, June 22, 2009, Washington Metro Train 112, bound from Glenmont to Shady Grove, left the Takoma station. Minutes later at 5:02 pm, Train 112 rear-ended Train 214, which was stopped between the Takoma and Fort Totten stations while waiting for another train to leave the Fort Totten station.
What was the cause of the metro train crash?
The death toll makes the crash the deadliest in Metro history. The NTSB found that Train 214 had come to a stop entirely within the faulty circuit B2-304, making it effectively invisible to the automatic train control (ATC) system.
Who was killed in the Washington Metro train collision?
Minutes later at 5:02 pm, Train 112 rear-ended Train 214, which was stopped between the Takoma and Fort Totten stations while waiting for another train to leave the Fort Totten station. Nine people died, including the operator in the lead car of the moving train, Jeanice McMillan, 42, of Springfield, Virginia; at least 80 people were injured.
Where was the accident on the Red Line?
Immediately following the incident, Red Line services were suspended between the Fort Totten and Takoma stations, and New Hampshire Avenue was closed. Service between the Silver Spring and Rhode Island Ave–Brentwood stations was suspended pending the completion of the initial investigation and the clearing of debris.
How many people were injured in the train crash in Boston?
An Amtrak passenger train arriving from Washington derailed and slammed into a packed commuter train in Back Bay Station this morning, injuring at least 264 people, 10 critically. The impact of the crash pushed the two trains into the air, breaking windows and throwing passengers from their seats.
Where was the train accident on Long Island?
A former Long Island Rail Road signalman was busted Thursday for allegedly lying about inspecting track and electrical connections at the site of a 2019 derailment that snarled Memorial Day… A female ironworker was seriously injured while working on a Long Island Rail Road project at the Mineola station Saturday morning, the MTA said.