Federal Investigators did not find any Evidence of Object Hitting Windshield of Amtrak Train
The U.S. federal investigators are examining the cause of the commuter train crash that happened last week in Philadelphia, but has so far not found any record of an object hitting the windshield as reported by an engineer.
On Sunday, the U.S. passenger rail service announced that the full service between Philadelphia and New York will be restored on Monday at 5:30 a.m. The derailment which took place last Tuesday resulted in eight deaths and injuries suffered by two hundred or more people.
On Friday, the engineer who was driving the train and two of the assistant conductors were interviewed by the investigators. One of the conductor said that she may have heard a conversation in which the engineer said about something hitting the train's windshield. However, till now the officials have found no supporting evidence of any communication of this manner.
Brandon Bostian, 32, the engineer who was driving the train suffered a concussion during the accident and says that he cannot remember anything that happened after the train left the North Philadelphia station, immediately after which the crash took place.
The train which met with the accident at a curve and was moving at a greater speed that stipulated was going from Washington to New York and had 243 people on board.
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