An October hearing will be held to address railroad issues including track inspection and maintenance as well as safety standards for both passengers and workers, federal officials investigating two recent Metro-North Railroad accidents in Connecticut announced Tuesday.
The National Transportation Safety Board has scheduled an investigative hearing this fall to look into two recent Metro-North Railroad accidents in Connecticut.
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 Trans;portation Safety Board has issued an urgent safety recommendation to Metro-North in the wake of the death of a track foreman struck and killed on the tracks in West Haven.
The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report Wednesday, detailing the conditions that led up to the Metro-North train derailment May 17 in Bridgeport.
Federal officials investigating last week’s train derailment in Connecticut say the engineer described what they call an “unusual condition” on the track before the train derailed.
A tour bus crash last year that claimed 15 lives was caused by a driver suffering from too little sleep and a bus company that provided too little safety oversight, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
Mourners silently walked between rows of the dead from a plane crash in Nigeria that killed the 153 people aboard the airliner and others on the ground, peering into burned faces in hopes of claiming the remains of their loved ones on Tuesday.
Evidence gathered by federal investigators indicates the bus driver returning from a Connecticut casino may not have had the sleep he claimed in the days prior to the accident last year.
The Chair of the NTSB reveals new information about a fatal New York City bus crash.