NTSB to release bus-train collision findings

The National Transportation Safety Board, during a board meeting this morning at 8:30, will release its findings on the probable cause of the March 2017 collision of an ECHO Transportation motorcoach and a CSX freight train at the Main Street rail crossing in Biloxi.

Four of the 49 motorcoach passengers were killed in the crash, which occurred on March 7, 2017. The driver and 37 passengers were injured.

The board meeting will be conducted in the NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center, L’Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC.
Live stream: See a live webcast of the meeting
Video: See NTSB  announcement to dispatch team
Video: See NTSB briefing at Main Street site


News and notes

Popp’s Ferry bridge work: Workers will be installing centerline reflectors on the Popp’s Ferry bridge this morning between 9 and 10. Expect delays and intermittent lane closures. To see the status of roadwork throughout the city, click here.

BNews deadlines:  Friday is the deadline to submit calendear items and for advertisers to reserve space in the September issue of BNews Monthly, which arrives in mailboxes throughout Biloxi Aug. 29-30. For details, click here.