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Speed ruled out as cause of Amtrak train trouble

Speed ruled out as cause of Amtrak train trouble

November 23, 2018 01:49 PM

Amtrak says they are still investigating Wednesday's scary scene on a passenger train, but have ruled out speed.

The train, heading to New York, suddenly separated shortly after leaving the Rensselaer station.

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NewsChannel 13 reached out to Amtrak. They say the cars involved are getting a full inspection at a maintenance facility in Albany. They say they have reviewed a data recorder, which shows the conductor was not speeding at the time.

No one was hurt.

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