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Concerns About Safety on Trains After Crash on CTA Yellow Line

Commentary on CTA Yellow Line crash

November 16 Accident Under Investigation. UTC Director Comments on CBS Channel 2 Investigators Report

According to the preliminary investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board, a design flaw in the automatic breaking system was responsible for the November 16 accident on the Chicago Transit Authority Yellow Line between a train and snowplow equipment.

In a report November 20 from CBS Chicago investigative reporter Megan Hickey UTC Director Dr. P.S. Sriraj offers insight. He noted that the issue involving automatic breaking more than likely would not be prevalent on other CTA rapid transit lines.

Visit this link to view the Channel 2 News report.