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Table Of Contents

Chapter 1. The Railroad Industry (as Seen through Accidents)
Chapter 2. How Trains Crash, Then and Now
Chapter 3. Moderate-Speed Passenger Train Collisions
Chapter 4. Freight Train Collisions
Chapter 5. Avoiding Collisions
Chapter 6. Positive Train Control
Chapter 7. Moving at the Wrong Speed
Chapter 8. Bearing Failures
Chapter 9. Gravity: It's the Law
Chapter 10. More Runaways: Brake Failure
Chapter 11. Broken Rail
Chapter 12. Buckled Track
Epilogue: Safety in the Modern Era