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Coroner calls for review of automatic brakes after Croydon tram crash

A coroner has urged the Government to consider fitting automatic brakes to trams after seven people were killed in a crash in Croydon in 2016.
UK

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EMU successfully tests ETCS Level 2 on national network

UK
A Siemens Great Northern class 717 EMU operated on the British national network using ETCS level 2 during trials overnight on September 20/21.

HS2 cost uncertainties continue to worry MPs

UK
A report by a Parliamentary committee has found that while HS2 has improved its performance, there are still concerns about costs and how the project’s benefits will be fully realised.

RAIB to investigate collision between cyclist and tram near in Greater Manchester

Tram and Light Rail News
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has announced that they will be investigating an incident between a cyclist and tram on the Manchester Metrolink.

Amtrak Empire Builder Derails in Montana (Updated Sept. 27)

USA
The New York Times reported that dozens on board were injured, and of those, five were still hospitalized as of Sept. 26.

(Video) Live Steam Action at the Fall Meet

Gunzelling Reports
Don’t forget to click the “Watch on YouTube” button to hit the like button and check out the links I have below the video. -Harrison

Amtrak Empire Builder Derails in Montana (Updated, 12:30 p.m. ET)

USA
The New York Times reported that more than 50 of the approximately 141 passengers and 17 crew members on board were injured. The train, comprising two locomotives and 10 cars, eight of which derailed, was running on BNSF tracks, according to Amtrak.

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