Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Amtrak train damaged by debris on tracks in Williamsburg

Laurie Berry | 28 June, 2017, 15:54

Two people were killed when they were hit by an Amtrak train that was approaching a station in Washington.

The D.C. Fire and EMS Twitter account said two people were fatally struck by a train near Union Station in Washington overnight. "CSX management representatives responded to the scene to assist with the investigation of this tragic incident". At this time the names of the involved employees are being withheld out of respect for the privacy of their families.

Crews are looking into the damage on Northeast Regional Train 67, and Amtrak is working to provide an alternative method of transportation for the train's 84 passengers, she said in an email. WUSA passengers were delayed several hours before being transferred to another train to Union Station, Amtrak said.

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Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari initially had said the two people struck appeared to be trespassing in the area.

Amtrak service is suspended between Washington and Philadelphia Wednesday morning due to an incident on rail tracks in the D.C. area, disrupting travel for Baltimore commuters.

The two employees were struck by the train near the 1200 block of New York Ave, NE, according to NBC Washington.

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