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Amtrak 188 Derailment isn't Philadelphia's First Passenger Train Disaster


May 13, 2015

Scott Knowles, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a May 13 WHYY-FM “NewsWorks Tonight” segment about a 1943 train derailment that occurred a mile away from the recent Amtrak train accident. He was also quoted in a May 13 post about his experiences on a SEPTA Regional Rail train that was hit with a projectile minutes before the Amtrak crash.

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