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Connecticut state investigators examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Service To Be Back By Wednesday Morning

Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

05/20/2013

Two Metro-North trains collided in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Wrecked Metro-North Trains Removed From Connecticut Tracks

The wrecked Metro-North trains from the accident last week that left dozens of people injured were set to be removed from the tracks in Connecticut Sunday.

05/19/2013

Close-up of the damage from the Conn. Metro-North collision. (credit: Fairfield Police)

NTSB Probes Connecticut Metro-North Derailment That Injured 60

Investigators have begun their probe — and have not ruled out foul play — following the derailment and collision of two crowded Metro-North trains in Connecticut.

05/18/2013

Long Island Rail Road Train (file / credit: LIRR)

LIRR Service Set To Return To Normal After Derailment

The Long Island Rail Road expects to resume regular service Monday, a week after a non-passenger train derailed at Rego Park, Queens, and destroyed nearly a mile of track.

03/24/2013

Heavy machinery and crews are working to replace nearly 3/4 mile of LIRR track following Monday's derailment. March 21, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

LIRR Derailment Repairs Expected To Be Complete By Monday Morning Commute

Specialized machinery has been working to dig up the nearly 1,600 damaged concrete railroad ties to replace them with fresh ones.

03/21/2013

Long Island Rail Road Train (file / credit: LIRR)

LIRR Derailment May Cause Morning Delays

Long Island Rail Road riders should allow extra time and expect delays and cancellations Tuesday morning, following a derailment.

03/18/2013

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N.J. Bridge Where Train Derailed To Be Replaced

A movable bridge in Paulsboro, N.J., where a freight train derailed last year will be replaced.

03/02/2013

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NTSB: Signal Problem May Have Preceded South Jersey Derailment

Officials said Saturday that there may have been a problem with a signal at a South Jersey bridge just before a trail derailed there, spewing a hazardous chemical into the air that sickened dozens of people.

12/01/2012

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

Calls For Second Tunnel Grow After Third NJ Transit Service Disruption This Week

Trains are back on schedule for New Jersey Transit after a switch problem Friday disrupted morning service for commuters. 

08/12/2011

Crowds at Penn Station (credit: Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Amtrak Derailment Causes Service Disruptions For NJ Transit, LIRR

Northeast Corridor, New Jersey Coast Line and Midtown Direct trains were affected earlier Thursday, according to NJ Transit.

08/11/2011

NJ Transit Concourse at Penn Station - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Gettty Images)

Sen. Mendendez Warns NJT Derailment Sign Of Trouble To Come

This morning’s commute was much smoother, with NJ Transit having recovered from this week’s derailment. But it might not be smooth for much longer.

08/11/2011

Subway Train (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Subway Service On 4, 5, 6, Lines Resumes After Train Derailment

A fire department spokesman says the derailment of a No. 6 train occurred near the 125th Street station at 4:14 a.m. Wednesday.

08/03/2011

An MTA subway conductor (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Regular Service Resumes On B, D And Q Lines After Earlier Derailment

Commuters who were dreading their subway commute home can breathe a sigh of relief.

05/17/2011

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

LIRR: Regular Service To Resume Friday Morning

The Long Island Rail Road says it expects to have regular service restored by Friday morning, however, it will continue to have a “significantly reduced” rush-hour schedule Thursday afternoon.

05/12/2011

LIRR Commuters (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Rail Road Service Headaches Could Continue Through Friday

There is no light at the end of the tunnel for Long Island Rail Road commuters — at least until Friday at the earliest.

05/10/2011

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