National Transportation Safety Board
Federal regulators who concluded that an engineer’s sleep apnea caused a deadly train derailment in New York adopted several recommendations Wednesday for better screening of such disorders, including a call for improved physician training.
(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 […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has called on federal officials to conduct an expedited investigation of the fatal derailment of a Metro-North passenger train. The Connecticut Democrat said Sunday he contacted Deborah […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The National Transportation Safety Board is holding an investigative hearing on two recent Metro-North Railroad accidents that occurred in Connecticut. The two-day hearing is scheduled to begin Wednesday in Washington, D.C. […]
Metro-North Railroad will implement a pilot program to install devices urgently recommended by a national safety board to provide extra protection to workers after a track foreman was fatally struck by a train, officials said Friday.
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued an urgent safety recommendation after a Metro-North Railroad track foreman was struck and killed by a passenger train last month.
Attorneys for one of the victims of last week’s trail derailment and collision along the Metro North New Haven line have filed a lawsuit.