Derailment

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Declines To Discuss Whereabouts During Metro-North Tragedy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been facing tough questions about his whereabouts during the deadly Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx on Sunday morning.

12/02/2013

Steven Ciccone, Denise Williams

Man Hailed As Hero For Helping Passengers In Metro-North Derailment

The horror of the Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx Sunday was marked by some inspiring stories of bravery.

12/02/2013

View of Metro-North train derailment from a fifth-floor apartment in Riverside. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Buses To Shuttle Displaced Hudson Line Riders To No. 1 Subway

The Metro-North Rail Road has announced a plan to provide shuttle bus service Monday morning, following a derailment on the Hudson Line in the Bronx that left four people dead.

12/01/2013

Metro-North Power

Deadly Derailment Is Latest Mishap In Year Of Trouble For Metro-North

The deadly crash in the Bronx Sunday was the second train derailment in just six months for the Metro-North Railroad, and prevents the rail service with another problem in a year already plagued by safety issues.

12/01/2013

A Metro-North train is seen in Stamford, CT - Aug 28, 2009 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Conn. DOT: No Timetable For Completion Of Track Work Impacting Stamford Commuters

Metro-North Railroad commuters in Stamford say they’re frustrated with continued delays and long travel times.

09/20/2013

Metro-North Railroad train at the Croton-Harmon Station - Croton-on-Hudson, NY - Jul 20, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

National Guard Troops Running Mock Train Derailment Drill In Westchester

The troops will be reacting to a fake chemical spill at the Westchester County Fire Training Center and nearby Camp Smith in Cortlandt Manor, which is used by the National Guard.

08/11/2013

Crews work Friday, July 19 to remove derailed freight cars and repair damaged right-of-way along Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line in the Bronx after derailment the previous evening. MTA Photo by Joseph P. Chan

Metro-North Hudson Line Back On Track With ‘Scattered Delays’

The railroad says all trains are running with scattered delays of up to 15 minutes until 10 p.m. After 10 p.m., bus service will connect commuters to shuttle train service.

07/22/2013

Crews remove a derailed freight car from the Metro-North tracks near Spuyten Duyvil. (credit: MTA)

MTA: Hudson Line Service To Be Back For Morning Commute

Service is expected to resume on Metro-North’s Hudson line in time for the Monday morning commute, following a suspension triggered by a freight train derailment Thursday night. The transit agency said delays were possible for the morning rush hour.

07/21/2013

Ten cars of a freight train hauling garbage derailed on Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line in the Bronx on Thursday, July 18, 2013. (MTA Photos/Flickr.)

Travel Woes Continue On Metro-North Hudson Line After Derailment

Riders who use Metro-North’s Hudson Line had a tough Friday commute and traveling on the rails over the weekend was expected to be rough as well.

07/19/2013

Metro-North train derails near Spuyten Duyvil on the Hudson line, July 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Derailment To Hamstring Morning Commute For Metro-North Hudson Line Customers

A freight train derailment in the Bronx has forced service on Metro-North’s Hudson line to be suspended indefinitely, the transit agency announced Thursday night.

07/18/2013

Passengers board a Long Island Rail Road in Mineola - June 19, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Amtrak: Track Problem To Blame For LIRR Derailment

A track issue was likely to blame for a derailment on the Long Island Rail Road that left hundreds of commuters stranded this week, Amtrak announced Wednesday.

06/19/2013

A Long Island Rail Road train derailed at Penn Station Monday. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Near-Normal’ Commute Finally Expected, Over 24 Hours After LIRR Derailment

At long last, a “near-normal” commute was expected Wednesday, in the wake of a derailment that damaged tracks and switches.

06/18/2013

LIRR Derailed Train

Long Island Rail Road Train Derails Not Long After Leaving Penn Station

A Long Island Rail Road train headed to Hempstead derailed early Monday evening just after leaving Penn Station.

06/17/2013

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

NTSB: Track Inspection Found Problems 2 Days Before Metro-North Crash

The inspection on May 15 found an insulated rail joint with inadequate supporting ballast and indications of vertical movement of the track system, the NTSB said.

06/05/2013

Passengers had to be evacuated from a No. 1 line subway train in Harlem on May 29, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

No. 1 Subway Service Resumes After Train Derailment In Harlem

Crews worked through the night to repair the third rail and protection boards, the MTA said. The cause for the derailment remains under investigation.

05/30/2013

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