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An aerial view of the site in Cayce, S.C., where an Amtrak passenger train (bottom right) slammed into a CSX freight train early Sunday morning. At least two Amtrak crew members were killed and more than 100 people injured, authorities said. Jeff Blake/AP hide caption

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A damaged Amtrak train car is lowered from an overpass Tuesday at the scene of a train crash onto Interstate 5 a day earlier in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators say they don't yet know why the Amtrak train was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it derailed. The rail cars will be taken to a nearby military base for closer analysis. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Derailment Probe Looks At Speed, As Critics Cite Amtrak's 'Lax Safety Culture'

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Cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below and alongside smashed vehicles as some train cars remain on the tracks above on Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off the overpass Monday near Tacoma. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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An Amtrak train derailed south of Seattle and fell partly onto Interstate 5, where authorities initially reported "injuries and casualties." Three deaths have have since been confirmed. Washington State Patrol via AP hide caption

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Amtrak workers install new electrical cable in the north tube of the Hudson River tunnels. Amtrak says roughly 200,000 riders use these tunnels on a daily basis. Chuck Gomez/Amtrak hide caption

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Aging Tunnels Under Hudson River Threaten To Disrupt Transport, Commerce

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Despite Congress mandating all railroads be equipped with a Positive Train Control system by the end of the year, Chicago's Metra system isn't expected to reach that goal until 2019. Most commuter trains won't meet the deadline. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Most Commuter Rails Won't Meet Deadline For Mandated Safety Systems

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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train wreck, on Wednesday. The FBI is now looking into the possibility that the locomotive was struck by some sort of projectile. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Amtrak Ordered To Take Steps To Improve Safety

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Officials attend the launch of a Positive Train Control system for Los Angeles' Metrolink commuter trains in February 2014 at Los Angeles Union Station. Congress mandated the technology after a Metrolink engineer ran a red light while he was texting and crashed head-on with a freight train in 2008. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Red Tape Slows Control System That Could Have Saved Speeding Train

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Emergency personnel search through the wreckage of an Amtrak train that derailed Tuesday night in Philadelphia, killing at least five people who were on board. Joseph Kaczmarek/AP hide caption

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Federal investigators search for evidence at the scene of the Amtrak Sunset Limited wreckage near Hyder, Ariz., the day after the derailment. Eric Drotter/AP hide caption

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20 Years Later, Sabotage Of Amtrak's Sunset Limited Still A Mystery

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