Derailment

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

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

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