The Amtrak train carriages was decoupled at speeds of 125 miles per hour

The Amtrak train carriages was decoupled at speeds of 125 miles per hour

Speed train Amtrak traveling from Washington’s, D. C., Boston two car practically disintegrated on the go. It happened when the Acela Express was traveling around the state MD at a speed of about 125 mph.

«At this time, someone could move from car to car and die», — told the witness the incident, the New York Post.

The Amtrak train carriages was decoupled at speeds of 125 miles per hour

Representatives of the company confirmed the incident, adding that at this time onboard there were more than fifty passengers.

Metal grip between the two cars were separated, in fact, the cars are kept on one hoses. According to the eyewitness, passengers felt a jolt, and then there was the smell of smoke. Fortunately, has done without victims. The engineer stopped the train and called for help. Passengers were taken to Philadelphia where they were able to transfer to other trains.

«We’re investigating the incident, check each Express Acela and take all necessary measures to prevent a repetition,» said Amtrak representative Jason Abrams.

We will remind, the incident occurred just after three days after the tragedy in South Carolina when the Amtrak train collided with a freight train. Then two persons were lost. And last week the Amtrak train with several members of Congress have gone off the rails, when faced with a garbage truck in Virginia.

Amtrak train breaks apart at 125 mph…I wouldn’t ride Amtrak if u paid me today… #AtlasShrugshttps://t.co/Lr6XpqoIvy

— L. Todd Wood (@LToddWood) February 6, 2018

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