Derailment

Crews work to re-rail an F train that derailed on Friday, May 2, 2014. 
(credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin/Flickr)

MTA Calls For Disciplinary Action In Queens F Train Derailment Back In May

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.

12/12/2014

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

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Freight Locomotive Derails, Spills Fuel In Maspeth, Queens

A freight locomotive derailed and spilled several gallons of fuel Tuesday evening in Maspeth, Queens.

10/07/2014

An NJ TRANSIT train derailed in Montclair, New Jersey on Tuesday, Aug. 19. (Credit: Patrick Del Negro)

NJ TRANSIT Train Derails, Snags Montclair-Boonton Line

An NJ TRANSIT train derailed during the Tuesday evening rush in Montclair, New Jersey.

08/19/2014

The PATH station at Journal Square in Jersey City - Dec. 4, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

4 Hurt After PATH Train Derails In Harrison

The train was heading into Newark when it hit a box truck Sunday night, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said.

07/14/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Says Most Safety Upgrades Are Complete

The Metro-North Railroad said Wednesday that it has completed most of its priorities to improve safety following a series of accidents last year.

06/11/2014

A train derailed in the Tottenville section of Staten Island on May 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Hurt After Minor Train Derailment In Staten Island

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the train went off the tracks when it hit a “bumping block” at the station.

05/29/2014

Emergency workers remove a dead body from the wreckage after a Metro-North commuter train derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Multiple injuries and at least 4 deaths were reported after the seven car train left the tracks as it was heading to Grand Central Terminal along the Hudson River line.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

911 Dispatchers Mistook Deadly Metro-North Derailment For Fire, Records Say

New evidence revealed Thursday evening indicated that the problems with the New York City 911 system are worse than previously thought.

05/22/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Major Safety Reforms Announced For Metro-North Railroad

Six months after a deadly derailment in the Bronx, the Metro-North Railroad has announced a series of sweeping safety reforms.

05/15/2014

Crews work to re-rail an F train that derailed on Friday, May 2, 2014. 
(credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin/Flickr)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Rail That Failed At Subway Derailment Site Was Installed Elsewhere

Metropolitan Transportation Authority investigators have been zeroing in on a recently-installed rail as the cause of a derailment on the F Train last week, and have been trying to determine whether other rails have the same defects.

05/05/2014

Emergency crews on the scene after a Brooklyn-bound F subway train derailed in Woodside, Queens on May 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews To Work Overnight To Clean Up Subway Train Derailment In Queens

The derailment happened on the express tracks around 10:40 a.m. in a tunnel about 1,200 feet south from the 65th Street station in Woodside.

05/02/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North Plans To Evaluate All Engineers For Sleep Apnea

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.

04/22/2014

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

Employee Files Lawsuit In Deadly Metro-North Derailment: ‘I Gotta Learn How To Relive Life’

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.

04/09/2014

Rescue workers are seen at the wreckage of a commuter train that derailed on Dec 1, 2013 in the Bronx. (Photo TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Says Metro-North Derailment Caused $9 Million In Damage

Officials said Tuesday that the Metro-North derailment in the Bronx caused more than $9 million in damage.

01/15/2014

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