May 15, 2015 04:27 IST

Amtrak Crash: Train Accelerated Before Derailment

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Rescue workers work at the scene of the wreckage after an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia Credit: Reuters
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The accident left rail cars mangled, ripped open and strewn upside down in the city's Port Richmond neighborhood along the Delaware River. Credit: Reuters
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he commuter rail route where an Amtrak train left the track on Tuesday was not governed by an advanced safety technology meant to prevent high-speed derailments Credit: Reuters
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Emergency workers look through the remains of a derailed Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Credit: Reuters
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Officials survey the site of a derailed Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Credit: Reuters
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Officials survey the site of a derailed Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Credit: Reuters
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Track workers and officials work at the site of a derailed Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Credit: Reuters