By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) _ No criminal charges will be brought against the engineer who fell asleep at the controls of a New York City commuter train in 2013, […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) An Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed and tipped over in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, mangling the front of it, tearing the cars apart and killing at least six people. Dozens […]
A federal report stemming from the investigation into the May 2013 derailment of a Metro-North Railroad derailment that injured scores of passengers in Bridgeport says bolts on brand-new M-8 cars are too weak.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two Metro-North derailments in New York have renewed concerns among federal regulators over the commuter railroad’s focus on safety. No one was injured after trains left the tracks at Grand Central […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Metro-North has hired an outside firm to review its track maintenance and inspection programs following last month’s derailment outside of Bridgeport.
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 […]
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 […]