Federal Railroad Administration

Connecticut state investigators examine the scene of a Metro North train collision. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Faulty Safety Practices Cited As Cause Of Metro North Accidents

NEW YORK (AP) – A panel convened by New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority says Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance in recent years. The report released Wednesday echoes an assessment conducted earlier this […]

08/27/2014

(Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Unveils New Safety Measures

Metro-North Railroad Thursday announced a sweeping series of reforms in response to a federal report that unveiled safety deficiencies.

05/15/2014

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Subcommittee Hearing Today On Rail Safety

(Washington, DC/CBS Connecticut) – There’s a hearing taking place in Washington today of a Commerce subcomittee of Surface Transportation. The subcommitte, chaired by Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, looks to examine the current state of safety […]

03/06/2014

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,095 other followers