Runaway Trains (1997)

Genres - Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Vehicles & Transportation  |   Run Time - 52 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith

This video features some devastating train crashes. Find out how the majority of these crashes occur and what can be done to prevent them. Learn more about the role that high technology is playing in the running of trains around the country. Computer-animated sequences recreate some of the worst train wrecks in recent years. Experts comment on past catastrophes and the number of lives or whole communities harmed by them. This video is part of a three-part series analyzing the problems associated with high-speed forms on transportation.



accident, collision, train [locomotive], train-disaster