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Travis
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Travis asked in Cars & TransportationSafety · 2 months ago

Is it safer to travel on an Amtrak train than an airplane ?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
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    Statistically, when you take into account the numbers of people carried and the number of trips made, the answer is NO. The idiot who simply compared the total number of deaths didn't take that into account. There are over a BILLION  airline flights a year while Amtrak trips only number in the thousands per year. 

  • 2 months ago

    There is a table at https://journalistsresource.org/studies/environmen...

    Which rates different forms of transportation. During that year 22 passengers died on trains and 74 died on airplanes. So yes trains are one of the safest forms of transportation! Even safer then an ocean cruise.

  • 2 months ago

    depends on who's on the train

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