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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. Government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation. In this role, the NTSB investigates and reports on aviation accidents and incidents, certain types of highway crashes, ship and marine accidents, pipeline incidents and railroad accidents. When requested, the NTSB will assist the military with accident investigation.[1] The NTSB is also in charge of investigating cases of hazardous waste releases that occur during transportation.

 
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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety...

By: Ellen Engleman Conners

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: About 9:04 a.m. Central Standard Time on February 9, 2003, northbound Canadian National (CN) freight train M33371, traveling about 40 mph, derailed 22 of its 108 cars in Tamaroa, Illinois. Four of the derailed cars released methanol, and the methanol from two of these four cars fueled a fire. Other derailed cars contained phosphoric acid, hydrochloric acid, formaldehyde, and vinyl chloride. Two cars containing hydrochloric acid, one car containing formaldehyde, ...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety...

By: Ellen Engleman Conners

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: About 9:04 a.m. Central Standard Time on February 9, 2003, northbound Canadian National (CN) freight train M33371, traveling about 40 mph, derailed 22 of its 108 cars in Tamaroa, Illinois. Four of the derailed cars released methanol, and the methanol from two of these four cars fueled a fire. Other derailed cars contained phosphoric acid, hydrochloric acid, formaldehyde, and vinyl chloride. Two cars containing hydrochloric acid, one car containing formaldehyde, ...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety...

By: Ellen Engleman Conners

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating transportation accidents, determining their probable cause, and making recommendations to prevent similar accidents from occurring. We are providing the following information to urge your organization to take action on the safety recommendation in this letter. The Safety Board is vitally interested in this recommendation because it is designed to prev...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety...

By: Ellen Engleman Conners

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating transportation accidents, determining their probable cause, and making recommendations to prevent similar accidents from occurring. We are providing the following information to urge your organization to take action on the safety recommendation in this letter. The Safety Board is vitally interested in this recommendation because it is designed to prev...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety...

By: Mark V. Rosenker

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: About 6:33 p.m. Central Daylight Time on April 6, 2004, northbound National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) train No. 58 (City of New Orleans) derailed on Canadian National Railway Company (CN) railroad track near Flora, Mississippi. The entire train, consisting of one locomotive, one baggage car, and eight passenger cars, derailed near milepost 196.5 while traveling about 78 mph. The train was carrying 61 passengers and 12 Amtrak employees. The derailme...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety...

By: Mark V. Rosenker

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating transportation accidents, determining their probable cause, and making recommendations to prevent similar accidents from occurring. We are providing the following information to urge your organization to take action on the safety recommendation in this letter. The Safety Board is vitally interested in this recommendation because it is designed to prev...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety...

By: Mark V. Rosenker

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating transportation accidents, determining their probable cause, and making recommendations to prevent similar accidents from occurring. We are providing the following information to urge your organization to take action on the safety recommendation in this letter. The Safety Board is vitally interested in this recommendation because it is designed to prev...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety...

By: Mark V. Rosenker

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: On October 12, 2003, about 4:38 p.m., Central Daylight Time, westbound Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad (Metra) train 519 derailed its two locomotives and five passenger cars as it traversed a crossover from track 1 to track 2 near Control Point 48th Street in Chicago, Illinois. The train derailed at a recorded speed of about 68 mph. The maximum authorized speed through the crossover was 10 mph. There were about 375 passengers and a crew of 3 on boa...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety...

By: Mark V. Rosenker

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating transportation accidents, determining their probable cause, and making recommendations to prevent similar accidents from occurring. We are providing the following information to urge your organization to take action on the safety recommendations in this letter. The Safety Board is vitally interested in these recommendations because they are designed t...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety...

By: Mark V. Rosenker

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: About 2:39 a.m., Eastern Standard Time, on January 6, 2005, northbound Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) freight train 192, while traveling about 47 mph through Graniteville, South Carolina, encountered an improperly lined switch that diverted the train from the main line onto an industry track where it struck an unoccupied, parked train (NS train P22). The collision derailed both locomotives and 16 of the 42 freight cars of train 192 as well as the locomoti...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Urgent...

By: Mark V. Rosenker

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating transportation accidents, determining their probable cause, and making recommendations to prevent similar accidents from occurring. The urgent safety recommendation in this letter is derived from the Safety Board?s investigation of the two derailments that occurred on the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation (Metra) property at We...

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Federal Most Wanted Transportation Safety Improvements Federal Mos...

By: National Transportation Safety Board

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Issue areas selected for intensive follow-up and heightened awareness because they: // Issue areas selected for intensive follow-up and heightened awareness because they: // Will impact and enhance safety of the nation?s transportation system // Have a high level of public visibility and interest // Will benefit from special form of encouragement...

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Most Wanted Transportation Safety Improvements Most Wanted Transpo...

By: National Transportation Safety Board

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Y153 areas selected for intensive follow-up and heightened awareness: // Will impact or enhance safety of the national transportation system // Have a high level of public visibility or interest // Will benefit from a special form of encouragement...

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Memorandum of Understanding between the National Transportation Sa...

By: T H. Collins

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: In accordance with Public Law 106-424 signed November 1, 2000, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) hereby revise and replace their Memorandum of Understanding (dated 28 September 198 1) governing major marine accident investigation to (1) clarify the standards used to determine when the National Transportation Safety Board will lead an investigation, and (2) to develop new standards to determine when a major m...

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