The Metro-North train accident and fire that left six people dead in Valhalla Tuesday followed a string of incidents that have led to demands for safety improvements on the railroad.
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.
Hazmat crews were called in after 11 tanker cars went off the track just after 3 a.m. Saturday.
Sen. Charles Schumer is demanding that both of New York’s big commuter railroads — not just the one that suffered a fatal derailment — test their engineers for sleep apnea, the disorder blamed for the 2013 accident.
Service on the Metro-North Railroad was disrupted Wednesday evening after a derailment at Grand Central Terminal.
An official report Friday said multiple track defects were to blame for a derailment on the F Train in Queens this past spring, which left 30 riders and two employees injured.
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.
A freight locomotive derailed and spilled several gallons of fuel Tuesday evening in Maspeth, Queens.
An NJ TRANSIT train derailed during the Tuesday evening rush in Montclair, New Jersey.
The train was heading into Newark when it hit a box truck Sunday night, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said.
The Metro-North Railroad said Wednesday that it has completed most of its priorities to improve safety following a series of accidents last year.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the train went off the tracks when it hit a “bumping block” at the station.
New evidence revealed Thursday evening indicated that the problems with the New York City 911 system are worse than previously thought.
Six months after a deadly derailment in the Bronx, the Metro-North Railroad has announced a series of sweeping safety reforms.