The GPS-based technology is created to automatically slow or stop trains that are going too fast and can take over control of a train when an engineer is distracted or incapacitated.
"There's a possibility, although I think it is very remote that there might have been some mechanical reason the train was going too fast".
The video and audio captured from a camera facing inside the cab also revealed that the engineer was heard commenting about the train's speed just before the train crashed while traveling more than double the posted 30 miles per hour (48 kph) speed limit. The speed limit on the section of the track where the train derailed was 30 miles per hour.
The recording ended with the locomotive tilting and the crew bracing for impact, the statement said.
The NTSB review said the "lead locomotive's event data and video recorders were successfully downloaded with the manufacturer's assistance and processed" in Washington at the NTSB laboratory. The NTSB review also found neither the conductor nor other crew were using cellphones or other personal electronic devices, as had been the case in previous crashes, according to the Los Angeles Times. It did not appear the engineer placed the brake handle in emergency-braking mode.
"What kind of brake application did he apply?"
"A preliminary report detailing the facts and circumstances of the crash developed in this early stage of the investigation will be available on the NTSB website in the coming days", the agency said.
NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart testified before the House of Representatives following the 2015 Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia. The engineer, who was among the injured, has not been identified and investigators have said they planned to speak with him soon.
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