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December 15, 1990 | From Associated Press
The senior engineer aboard an Amtrak train that smashed into a commuter train, injuring 264 people, had been banned from operating trains in suburban New York because of signal violations, authorities said Friday. Willis Copeland, 53, of Bethany, Conn., was supervising an apprentice engineer at the controls of the Night Owl from Washington that derailed and crashed as it approached a Boston station during morning rush hour Wednesday.
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July 18, 1995 | Associated Press
A trolley car rammed another trolley car that was letting off passengers in a subway station Monday. Thirty-two people were injured. The trolley driver was trapped in the wreckage for 1 1/2 hours. The Green Line, one of four lines that serve the city and suburbs, was shut down and authorities closed surface streets as ambulances converged on the scene. None of the injuries appeared serious.
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December 29, 1990 | From Associated Press
A trolley car rammed into another trolley that was unloading commuters Friday morning in an underground station on the edge of Boston Common, injuring 33 people, officials said. The driver of the moving trolley tested positive for alcohol in his blood. The accident involving the Green Line trains occurred at Arlington Station. The Green Line is one of four subway lines operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. "I just screamed out: 'Everybody hang on and get down.
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January 1, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Transportation officials said they have fired a driver whose blood-alcohol level tested above the legal limit after the trolley he was operating rammed into another rail car in Boston last week, injuring 33 people. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority also will start testing employees at random for alcohol and drugs in the wake of Friday's accident, MBTA officials said.
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November 13, 1987 | Associated Press
Two commuter trains crashed at an underground station during morning rush hour Thursday, injuring at least 110 people and forcing hundreds of others to grope through a dark, smoky tunnel to safety, authorities said. Officials of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, which owns the Amtrak-operated commuter lines, said a seven-car train struck the rear of another seven-car train that was letting off passengers at a station in the Back Bay section shortly after 8 a.m.
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December 30, 1990 | From Associated Press
A 20-year transit veteran who operated a Boston trolley that crashed into another rail car had an alcohol level above the Massachusetts drunk driving limit, transit officials said Saturday. Investigators worked into the weekend to learn the circumstances of the Boston accident, which injured 33 people, and a New York subway fire, which injured 150 and claimed a second life Saturday. Both occurred underground Friday morning. New York Mayor David N.
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July 18, 1995 | Associated Press
A trolley car rammed another trolley car that was letting off passengers in a subway station Monday. Thirty-two people were injured. The trolley driver was trapped in the wreckage for 1 1/2 hours. The Green Line, one of four lines that serve the city and suburbs, was shut down and authorities closed surface streets as ambulances converged on the scene. None of the injuries appeared serious.
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January 1, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Transportation officials said they have fired a driver whose blood-alcohol level tested above the legal limit after the trolley he was operating rammed into another rail car in Boston last week, injuring 33 people. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority also will start testing employees at random for alcohol and drugs in the wake of Friday's accident, MBTA officials said.
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December 13, 1990 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five people were seriously hurt and 264 people were taken to hospitals with less severe injuries Wednesday morning when an Amtrak train from Washington slammed into a local commuter train. Wednesday's accident occurred during the morning rush hour as Metropolitan Boston Transit Authority train No. 906 was carrying commuters from suburban Stoughton. It was stopped in Back Bay Station when Amtrak train No.
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December 30, 1990 | From Associated Press
A 20-year transit veteran who operated a Boston trolley that crashed into another rail car had an alcohol level above the Massachusetts drunk driving limit, transit officials said Saturday. Investigators worked into the weekend to learn the circumstances of the Boston accident, which injured 33 people, and a New York subway fire, which injured 150 and claimed a second life Saturday. Both occurred underground Friday morning. New York Mayor David N.
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December 29, 1990 | From Associated Press
A trolley car rammed into another trolley that was unloading commuters Friday morning in an underground station on the edge of Boston Common, injuring 33 people, officials said. The driver of the moving trolley tested positive for alcohol in his blood. The accident involving the Green Line trains occurred at Arlington Station. The Green Line is one of four subway lines operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. "I just screamed out: 'Everybody hang on and get down.
NEWS
December 15, 1990 | From Associated Press
The senior engineer aboard an Amtrak train that smashed into a commuter train, injuring 264 people, had been banned from operating trains in suburban New York because of signal violations, authorities said Friday. Willis Copeland, 53, of Bethany, Conn., was supervising an apprentice engineer at the controls of the Night Owl from Washington that derailed and crashed as it approached a Boston station during morning rush hour Wednesday.
NEWS
December 13, 1990 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five people were seriously hurt and 264 people were taken to hospitals with less severe injuries Wednesday morning when an Amtrak train from Washington slammed into a local commuter train. Wednesday's accident occurred during the morning rush hour as Metropolitan Boston Transit Authority train No. 906 was carrying commuters from suburban Stoughton. It was stopped in Back Bay Station when Amtrak train No.
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November 13, 1987 | Associated Press
Two commuter trains crashed at an underground station during morning rush hour Thursday, injuring at least 110 people and forcing hundreds of others to grope through a dark, smoky tunnel to safety, authorities said. Officials of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, which owns the Amtrak-operated commuter lines, said a seven-car train struck the rear of another seven-car train that was letting off passengers at a station in the Back Bay section shortly after 8 a.m.
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