Transport Action comments on Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia

By Transport Action Ontario | Intercity Rail and Bus

May 14


On May 12, 2015 at 9:20 pm, an Amtrak Washington to New York train with 7 Amfleet cars plus locomotive derailed catastrophically in Philadelphia.  Eight persons were killed, and a large percentage of the 240 passenger plus 5 crew on the train were hospitalized.


Transport Action Past President, David Jeanes, was interviewed on CTV Television regarding this tragedy.  His interview can be viewed here: