Derailment

Howard Permut, President of the MTA Metro-North Railroad.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Report: Metro-North Railroad President To Leave Post

A published report said Monday night that the president of the Metro-North Railroad has decided to step down.

01/06/2014

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)

MTA Adds Undercover ‘Spotters’ After Derailment

The stepped-up effort comes two weeks after a deadly Metro-North train derailment.

12/13/2013

Metro-North crews working on Tuesday, Dec. 3, to rebuild tracks that were damaged in Sunday's derailment in the Bronx. (Credit: MTA)

MTA Announces Plans For Immediate Improvements On Metro-North

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced plans Sunday night that it plans to make immediate safety improvements on the Metro-North Railroad, a week after a derailment in the Bronx left four people dead.

12/08/2013

Victims Donna L. Smith, James G. Lovell, James M. Ferrari, and Ahn Kisook (Credit: CBS 2)

Last Victim Of Metro-North Derailment Laid To Rest

The final funeral service was planned for Saturday for one of the four passengers killed in the Metro-North derailment in the Bronx last weekend.

12/07/2013

James Lovell, Donna Smith

Funerals Held For 2 Metro-North Derailment Victims

Funerals were held Friday for Jim Lovell and Donna Smith, victims of the Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx.

12/06/2013

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

Lawsuits Filed In Connection With Metro-North Derailment

Three survivors of the Metro-North derailment have filed lawsuits against the railroad.

12/05/2013

Metro-North engineer William Rockefeller is loaded into an ambulance after a train derailment in the Bronx, Dec. 1, 2013. (credit: REUTERS via CBS 2)

Union: MNR Engineer Suspended Without Pay After Deadly Train Wreck

The engineer who was at the controls when a train derailed and left four people dead this past weekend has been suspended without pay.

12/04/2013

MTA Derailment Video

Feds Blast Metro-North, Call Recent Accidents ‘Unacceptable’

The U.S. Department of Transportation is demanding immediate safety improvements from Metro-North following the deadly train derailment in the Bronx.

12/04/2013

Jim Lovell and James Ferrari (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Plans Set For 2 Metro-North Train Derailment Victims

Wake services for Jim Lovell will be held Thursday. Wake services for the second victim, James Ferrari, will be Wednesday.

12/04/2013

MTA Derailment Video

Attorney: Engineer Was In ‘Daze’ At Controls Before Metro-North Derailment

The focus has pointed increasingly to human error in the investigation into the deadly Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx, after a union officials said the engineer “nodded off” at the controls and “zoned out” before the accident.

12/03/2013

A Metro-North commuter train lies in the brush near the Hudson River after it derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Union Cut From Derailment Investigation Over Remarks About Engineer

The National Transportation Safety Board has removed the union representing Metro-North Railroad operators from the investigation into the deadly derailment in the Bronx this past weekend.

12/03/2013

An information board at Grand Central Terminal announces that Metro North services on the Hudson line will only work from Yonkers northbound on December 2, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hudson Line MNR Service To Resume In Time For Wednesday Morning Rush

Commuters are advised to expect some possible delays

12/03/2013

Steven Ciccone, Denise Williams

Lawsuit Planned On Behalf Of Woman Injured In Metro-North Derailment

Attorneys for one of the passengers on the Metro-North train that derailed in the Bronx this past weekend has announced plans to file a lawsuit against the railroad.

12/03/2013

Dennis O'Neill (CBS 2)

Metro-North Train Derailment Survivor Describes ‘Scariest Moments Of My Life’

Survivors of the deadly Metro-North train derailment say they feel lucky to have gotten out alive. One of those survivors describes the horror– and the severity — of the accident.

12/03/2013

NTSB investigators retrieve a black box event recorder from the derailed Metro North train. (Credit: NTSB)

NTSB Official: Metro-North Train Was Speeding At 82 Mph When It Derailed

The Metro-North train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve in the Bronx was traveling at 82 mph at the time, a federal official said Monday.

12/02/2013

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