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Union: MNR Engineer Suspended Without Pay After Deadly Train WreckThe engineer who was at the controls when a train derailed and left four people dead this past weekend has been suspended without pay.
Attorney: Engineer Was In 'Daze' At Controls Before Metro-North DerailmentThe 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.
Metro-North Train Derailment Raises Questions About TechnologySafety officials have championed what's known as positive train control technology for decades, but the railroad industry has sought to postpone having to install it because of the high cost and technological issues.
NTSB Official: Metro-North Train Was Speeding At 82 Mph When It DerailedThe 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.
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