NTSB schedules hearing on August 2019 CSX collision

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WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board has scheduled a board meeting for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020, to consider the agency’s investigation into the Aug. 12, 2019, collision between two CSX freight trains near Carey, Ohio. As a result of the collision, the lead locomotive and four railcars of the westbound train were derailed on their side. The eastbound train derailed 21 railcars. The train crews suffered minor injuries and the accident damage was estimated at $4.9 million.

The board will vote on the findings, probable cause and recommendations as well as any changes to the draft final report.

In keeping with established Federal and local social distancing guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, while also ensuring the NTSB’s compliance with the Government in the Sunshine Act, the board meeting for this investigation will be webcast to the public, with the board members and investigative staff meeting virtually. There will be no physical gathering to facilitate the board meeting.

The board meeting will be webcast only, there will not be a public gathering of NTSB investigative staff or board members. A link to other webcast will be available shortly before the start of the meeting at ntsb.windrosemedia.com.

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