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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kadeisha Joseph said she now suffers from constant neck and back pain and has had to give up her job working with disabled children.
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.
Two airborne planes almost collided over Newark Liberty International Airport last month, according to a preliminary federal report.
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.
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.”
The move comes two weeks after a National Transportation Safety Board report revealed that the engineer in December’s deadly derailment has been diagnosed with severe sleep apnea.
Metro-North heating and air conditioning mechanic Samuel Rivera, 39, was aboard the Manhattan-bound train on Dec. 1 when it derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station.
The company said the payments were made Thursday, a day after the blast.
The move is in response to safety recommendations put forward by the National Transportation Safety Board following a December derailment that killed four people in the Bronx.
Friends and family said goodbye Wednesday to three of the eight victims killed in last week’s massive explosion in East Harlem.