When the discovery of dangerous cracks in the Acela express trains shut down service along the northeastern corridor during spring 2005, Amtrak’s inspector general told Congress that the railroad company had narrowly averted a disaster.
But nearly two years later, Amtrak and the two companies that oversaw the trains’ maintenance are still battling over documents the inspector general’s office wants for its investigation into whether the problems were known before Amtrak first discovered them during a routine check in April 2005.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]