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Old 05 February 2018, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Psihala View Post
I don't know if NTSB Chairman Sumwalt had this information available to him when he gave his press conference, but PTC relies heavily on the signal system. If it wasn't functioning, I don't think PTC was going to be of much help in this case.
He does qualify to say an operational PTC system.

You were the first person the press quoted after this accident happened. The phrasing implicates Amtrak. Keep your damned mouth shut on things you don't understand.
Amtrak was on the wrong track, but through no fault of theirs from the sound of it.
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