Chris Silvera

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

Railroad Official: Metro-North Far Behind On Maintenance

Chief Engineer Robert Puciloski, who appeared at the National Transportation Safety Board hearing in Washington, D.C., said the railroad is “behind in several areas,” including a five-year schedule of cyclical maintenance that had not been conducted in the area of the Bridgeport derailment since 2005.

11/07/2013

A train car on Metro North's New Haven Line (Credit MTA/Metro North)

Union Official: Metro-North Rail Road Is Suffering From Safety ‘Brain Drain’

A union official said Saturday that the Metro-North Rail Road is suffering as it loses many of its most experienced workers who could prevent accidents.

10/19/2013