Amtrak CEO Finds Derailed Train's High Speed 'Sickening'

Joe Boardman talks to ABC News' David Kerley about the train derailment that left 8 people dead.
1:22 | 05/14/15

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This is our reference site. You can hear a couple of days now hasn't softened it at all no because the heartbreak Israel here in terms of what happened. This is not something happens. Not affect its been 28 years since we had this kind of an accident on the northeast corner was this kind of lost. 300 million people since then and now. By the end this year we will have caused a pretty control and there will not. I have an accident on its way to take a test it to fold posturing and well it's not did deaths. It's the investment that's necessary along this border so many ways back in the ninety's we invested. Nation invested and 156 miles of this quarter from New Haven to Boston and has been very sporadic basis ever since. I was the FRA administrator when this came M. And my goal and I got here late 2008 was to get this done and we will get it done by the deadline. When you heard that this thing has six miles an hour fifty moment when she. And the FB. It was a sickening announced on my stomach but on all the things. And and we lose railroad take pride in a safe room. It is heartbreaking for something.

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