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Metro-North derailment December 1, 2013 in the Bronx, New York. Photo from an NTSB preliminary report.

Feds Call for Metro North Improvements

NEW YORK (AP) _ The National Transportation Safety Board wants the Metro-North commuter railroad to make improvements in the wake of a December derailment that killed four people in New York City. The recommendations issued […]

02/18/2014

(Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

NTSB: Train Going Too Fast At Curve Before Wreck

The National Transportation Safety Board says a train that derailed in New York City was traveling 82 mph as it approached a 30 mph zone.

12/02/2013

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 1:  The wreckage of a Metro-North commuter train lies on its side after it derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Multiple injuries and at least 4 deaths were reported after the seven car train left the tracks as it was heading to Grand Central Terminal along the Hudson River line.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Latest On Deadly Metro-North Crash

A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 in a crash that threw some riders from toppling cars and swiftly raised questions about whether excessive speed, mechanical problems or human error could have played a role.

12/01/2013

A Metro-North train at the Bridgeport station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Metro North Inspects Tracks In Wake Of Derailment

Metro-North has hired an outside firm to review its track maintenance and inspection programs following last month’s derailment outside of Bridgeport.

06/11/2013

(Courtesy Fairfield Police)

Damaged Train Cars Being Removed

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN¬†¬†¬† Associated Press BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Commuter trains damaged in a crash in Connecticut were being removed Sunday in the first step to making repairs and restoring service, the agency that runs […]

05/19/2013

Train Cars Derail in Willimantic

State and local authorities responded to a train derailment in Willimantic Tuesday morning. The incident, on tracks along Riverside Drive, was reported shortly before 9:30, according to the State Department of Environmental Protection. Four freight […]

11/09/2010

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