We are on the ground!’ — radio traffic


Audio pulled from Broadcastify during the Amtrak derailment in Washington state.

TACOMA, Wash. — The call came in from Amtrak 501 on its way to Portland on Monday morning. “Emergency! Emergency! Emergency! We are on the ground!,” the train’s conductor reports to dispatchers with BNSF Railway.

“We are on the bridge over I-5 near Nisqually … on the freeway,” the conductor reports. “Need EMS ASAP. Looks like they are already starting to show up.”

‘Emergency! We are on the ground!’ — radio traffic from Amtrak train (http://komonews.com/news/local/emergency-we-are-on-the-ground-radio-traffic-from-amtrak-train)

‘Emergency! We are on the ground!’ — radio traffic from Amtrak train
By KOMO Staff
TACOMA, Wash. — The call came in from Amtrak 501 on its way to Portland on Monday morning.Emergency! Emergency!…

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