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BRAKES WERE WORKING IN NEW JERSEY COMMUTER TRAIN CRASH


The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday the brakes were working on a crowded New Jersey Transit train that crashed into the Hoboken Terminal on Sept. 29, killing one and injuring 110 people.On the day of the accident, the train, which was six minutes late, had four cars when it normally has five cars and was so crowded the conductor said he was unable to collect fares, the NTSB said in a preliminary report on the accident.Investigators have not found any mechanical issues with the signal and train control systems, the report said, adding that while the train's electrical communication network was destroyed in the crash.

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