Deborah Hersman

Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Riders Air Complaints In Conn.

Riders complained about service delays caused by electrical problems, crowded trains and heating and cooling problems.

02/19/2014

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

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NTSB Considering New Safety Recommendations For School Buses

The NTSB was meeting Tuesday to consider a report on the probable cause of a February 2012 accident near Chesterfield, N.J., in which a dump truck slammed into the rear left side of a school bus.

07/23/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line M-8 Rail Car (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Metro-North Installing Safety Devices On Railroad In Wake Of Track Foreman’s Death

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Metro-North will install shunts on portions of its New Haven line within the next four weeks which work crews can attach to rails in a work zone to alert controllers.

06/21/2013

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

Blumenthal To Head Up Rail Safety Hearing In Wake Of Derailment, Death

The fact that the NTSB has said that it will take a year and a half to issue a probable cause finding for the derailment and crash is outrageous, Sen. Richard Blumenthal told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.

06/18/2013

The wreckage of Continental Connection Flight 3407 is seen in Clarence, NY - Feb 16, 2009 - Photo: David Duprey-Pool/Getty Images

NTSB Wants Records On Flight 3407 Pilot

Fifty people, including the pilots, were killed in the crash near Buffalo, N.Y.

11/10/2011

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NTSB Probes Safety Of Airline Partnerships

The National Transportation Safety Board began a two-day forum on Tuesday probing the safety implications of “code sharing” agreements.

10/26/2010