(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal is commenting on an NTSB report into five accidents over a 10 month period along the Metro North rail line. The mishaps include a derailement in Bridgeport […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Documents from federal investigators show managers at Metro-North Railroad questioned the experience of a trainee who reopened a track without proper approval shortly before a track foreman was killed in Connecticut […]
A spike in fatal accidents among track workers included the death of a Metro-North employee in West Haven.
By STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal transportation safety officials on Monday urged closer track inspections after finding that inspectors may have failed to spot a broken part two days before […]
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A newspaper reports that federal inspectors found more than 7,100 defects and deficiencies in the Metro-North Railroad over the last decade, but records show regulators launched an investigation only after two […]
The captain of a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank off North Carolina in Superstorm Sandy after leaving from Connecticut made a reckless decision to sail the HMS Bounty into the hurricane’s well-forecast path, the National Transportation Safety Board reported Monday.
Two U.S. senators say a federal rail safety agency plans to propose a rule regarding the installation of video cameras aboard trains to monitor drivers and record accidents.
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 Metro-North Railroad official has told federal regulators investigating a derailment and fatal accident in May that the commuter line is behind schedule with some maintenance.
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. […]