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An NTSB investigator examines train involved in MetroNorth accident at maintenance facility. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Senator: Safety Devices May Have Been Insufficient At Metro-North Crash Site

The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday said the engineer and conductor in the Metro-North accident and fire this week went out of their way to bring as many passengers to safety as possible.

02/06/2015

Photo of car interior showing third rail pieces in the passenger compartment of the Metro-North train that crashed on Tuesday, Feb. 3. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Investigators Examine Unique Feature Of Metro-North Third Rail After Accident

Five passengers were killed in the Metro-North train accident and fire this week when the electrified third rail dislodged from the tracks and entered the lead car.

02/06/2015

Ellen Brody, Eric Vandercar (credit: CBS2)

Funerals Held For 2 Of 6 People Killed In Metro-North Crash

Friends and family will say goodbye to SUV driver Ellen Brody and train passenger Eric Vandercar.

02/06/2015

Commuters wait at the Chappaqua Metro-North station on Feb. 5, 2015 after service was restored following a fatal train vs. SUV crash. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Metro-North Harlem Line Service Resumes Following Deadly Crash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority worked non-stop to rebuild the damaged section of track.

02/05/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Investigating Deadly Metro-North Crash

The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.

02/04/2015

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

NTSB Recommends Metro-North Replace Bolts On Brand New Rail Cars

A federal report stemming from the investigation into the May 2013 derailment of a Metro-North Railroad train in Bridgeport says bolts on brand-new M-8 cars are too weak.

02/03/2015

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NTSB Adopts Proposals After Metro-North Accidents

The NTSB approved all the conclusions and recommendations in a staff report that examined five Metro-North Railroad accidents in New York and Connecticut in 2013 and 2014.

11/19/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NTSB: Engineer’s Sleepiness Caused Deadly Bronx Metro-North Train Derailment

William Rockefeller’s sleepiness was due to a combination of an undiagnosed disorder — sleep apnea — and a drastic shift in his work schedule, the National Transportation Safety Board said.

10/28/2014

Police say two people are dead after a New York-bound bus  crashed and overturned in Delaware on Sept. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Investigators Probe What Queens Driver Was Doing Before, After Fatal Delaware Crash

Federal investigators on Monday continued to seek answers about how fast a tour bus headed for New York was traveling before it crashed in Delaware last month, resulting in the deaths of three passengers.

10/06/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NTSB: Engineer Involved In Deadly Metro-North Wreck Broke Speed Limit Several Times

Blood stained the seats, floors and doors of several commuter rail cars after a derailment that killed four people in the Bronx, a federal agency reported Friday.

10/03/2014

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Woman Injured In East Harlem Explosion Files $25M Lawsuit

Kadeisha Joseph said she now suffers from constant neck and back pain and has had to give up her job working with disabled children.

09/20/2014

93-foot section of the TWA Flight 800 fuselage  (Photo by Mark /Wilson/Getty Images)

NTSB Will Not Revisit Findings In Crash Of TWA Flight 800

The National Transportation Safety Board has denied a petition for reconsideration of its findings in the investigation of the 1996 crash of TWA flight 800.

07/03/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

NTSB: 2 Planes Almost Collided Over Newark Liberty International Airport

Two airborne planes almost collided over Newark Liberty International Airport last month, according to a preliminary federal report.

05/19/2014

A security personnel surveys the damage to the hull of a commuter ferry after it slammed into Pier 11 in lower Manhattan on January 9, 2013. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

NTSB Releases Full Report On Seastreak Ferry Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board released a full report Tuesday detailing their findings that a captain’s error led to a ferry crash that injured 80 people — four seriously — last year in Lower Manhattan.

04/29/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

FAA, NTSB Probe Whether 2 Planes Were Too Close At Newark Airport

The planes lost something called “visual separation,” prompting air traffic controllers to order United Flight 1243 to change its flight pattern, telling the 737: “1243, go around. Traffic off to your left departing. Traffic to your right.”

04/25/2014

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