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nnnnn federal officials are ordering amtrak to make immediate changes to improve safety on the rails following this week's deadly derailment in philadelphia the federal railway administration saturday demanded amtrak analyze and reassess all curves along the northeast corridor between washington and boston and put up more speed limit signs along the route meanwhile the national transportation safety board and the f. b. i. are looking into whether a bullet rock or other object heat amtrak regional one eighty eight moments before it sped up and crashed killing eight people a separate commuter train in the area may also have been hit by a projectile new surveillance video shows the train speeding down the tracks and more than a hundred miles an hour where the speed limit was fifty investigators still have no explanation for why the train was going that fast , the n. t. s. b. also interviewed engineer brand in boston in the hospital and said he was quote extremely cooperative but had no memory of anything that happened in the moments leading up to the crash