The Amtrak train which derailed south of Seattle, killing three people and injuring dozens more, was travelling at 80mph
The new route takes trains along Interstate 5, eliminating a major choke point for passenger trains in Tacoma, the release
for me the key thing is that Sandy has brought front and centre political issues which have not reared themselves in the campaign up until now. Climate change impacts and America's eroding 1950s and 1960s infrastructure - Democratic talking points.