Listen: Lakewood City Council, Amtrak And Lakewood discussed on News and Perspective with Tom Hutyler
"The ducks international King County jury, awarding her four million dollars city leaders in Lakewood are issuing Amtrak and ultimate him. Don't even consider restoring service through our community until you address all safety issues. But as komo's Corwin Hake reports the city may have an ulterior motive Lakewood sits on the point defiance bypass, which had just opened in December twenty seventeen when an Amtrak train derailed killing three and injuring dozens Robert some somewhile chairs the National Transportation, Safety board would this accident have been prevented. The answer is a resounding. Yes. Now that the ESPN has completed its investigation and made safety recommendations. Amtrak is considering reopening the bypass. But the Lakewood city council says hold on the council wants Amtrak to implement all of the NTSB recommendations before its trains. Or allowed again to pass through the city safety is the concern. But the council may have another motive like a new train. Stop in Lakewood a city official tells the news Tribune,"