Amtrak! 

jameshearns99

This passed Tuesday Amtrak train 188 derailed completely from the tracks. This train was carrying 238 passengers and 5 crew members. This happened Tuesday night around 9:30 pm. As of this morning 7 are dead, more than half of the passengers had to be hospitalized and about a dozen passengers still remain missing in the wreckage. This is a tragic day in our country. The mayor of Philadelphia bashed the engineer of the train and I for one couldn’t agree with him more. I feel the engineer is the one to blame and as the facts unfold more it shows the accident could have been prevented. The train derailed as it went into a curve. The speed limit of the curve was 50 mph. The train was going 106 mph going into the curve. Despite the engineer applying the emergency brakes this only slowed the train down to roughly 80pmh…

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