Hoboken crash highlights train travel’s unseen world of risks


(CNN) There is a courtesy in flight so prevalent regarding be almost undetectable: the official farewell outside the cockpit where the guests get to thanks, smile at– or overlook, if they choose– the male or lady who has actually gotten them securely in the air and down once again.


New Jersey Transit did not have favorable train control, and none of its staff members was trained on it, regardless of an initial federal due date of Dec. 31, 2015. The date for adoption of the system has actually now been extended 3 years.
That’s far too late to have actually avoided the stunning Hoboken crash where the engine raked into a hectic station like a whale emerging from the sea, yet another picture of a hidden world of danger that hums underneath the calming clicks and clacks.

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