June 19th, 2023
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold an investigative hearing open to the public in East Palestine, Ohio, on June 22-23. During the hearing, the NTSB will gather sworn testimony about the Feb. 3, 2023, Norfolk Southern Railway train derailment with subsequent hazardous material release and fires. It is a fact-finding step in our safety investigation, and the testimony will become part of the public record of the investigation.
Community members are invited to observe the two-day hearing in person or watch livestream on NTSB YouTube channel.
WHAT: An NTSB investigative hearing on the East Palestine derailment and subsequent hazardous material release and fires.
WHO: NTSB Board members, investigative staff, scheduled witnesses, and parties to the hearing.
WHEN: Thursday, June 22, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday, June 23, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Eastern time.
WHERE: East Palestine High School, 360 West Grant Street, East Palestine, Ohio.
HOW: Attend in person or watch live on the NTSB YouTube channel.