After spate of wrecks, US Congress takes new view of rail agency
Tue, Mar 17, 2015 - 5:50 AM
Passengers are helped off an Amtrak train near Halifax County, North Carolina, on March 9. The engine and baggage car of the train derailed after hitting a tractor-trailer at a grade crossing.
AFTER a string of deadly train crashes, a pair of angry US senators stood in New York's Grand Central Terminal four months ago to denounce the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) as a "lawless agency, a rogue agency", too cozy with the railroads it regulates and more...