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New Jersey Train Going Twice the Speed Limit When it Crashed

U.S. transit safety officials say the commuter train that crashed in New Jersey last week, killing one person and injuring more than 100, was traveling at twice the speed limit at the time of impact. The speed limit for trains arriving at the Hoboken terminal is 10 miles per hour (16 kph). The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that information from the data recorders aboard the train shows that the train was traveling at 8 miles per hour (nearly 13 kph) and the...

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