FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2013 file photo, an Amtrak train, top, traveling on an unaffected track, passes a derailed Metro North commuter train in the Bronx borough of New York. Senators say they’re

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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2013 file photo, an Amtrak train, top, traveling on an unaffected track, passes a derailed Metro North commuter train in the Bronx borough of New York. Senators say they’re frustrated with the government’s slow pace at writing new rail safety regulations in light of recent fiery freight train accidents and a deadly commuter train derailment. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., warned witnesses at a Senate hearing Thursday, “one of the things we're going to do here is impose accountability”. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

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