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NTSB Report Could Prompt Congressional Action, Transit Analyst Says

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - 12:17 PM

(David Shultz, WAMU), Today, after more than a year of investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board will release its final report on last year's Metro train crash on the red line.The report could be the final word on the official cause of the crash, which killed nine people and injured dozens more.

WAMU's David Schultz spoke with Bill Vantuono, a transportation industry analyst and editor-in-chief of the trade magazine Railway Age. Vantuono says Metro is not legally obligated to follow any recommendations in the NTSB's reports. Listen here.

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