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Safety features of new Metrolink cars

After the 2005 Metrolink crash in Glendale, the agency acquired crash-resistant cars that include crush zones at both ends to absorb most of the force of a collision at up to 35 mph. New seating arrangements and crushable tables also help keep passengers safer.

Sources: Metrolink, Times reporting. Graphic by Matt Moody Los Angeles Times

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