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Deadly Train Derailment Likely Caused By Object “Placed On The Tracks”: AP

Update: As we mentioned lower in the boss, Monday’s deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state appears to have been caused by an object on the railway, according to a government official briefed on the crash. The Associated Press reported that officials arrived at this conclusion following a brief investigation.   A preliminary investigation suggests […]

The Collapse Of Penn Station: Another Failure Of Government “Enterprise”

Authored by Gregory Bresiger via The Mises Institute, Amtrak’s Penn Station in New York City, once one of the most glorious cathedrals of commerce built by one of the most successful transportation companies in history, is collapsing. Tracks are in disrepair. That’s because they have not been properly maintained over decades since Amtrak, despite promises […]