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Freight Locomotive Derails, Spills Fuel In Maspeth, Queens

A freight locomotive derailed and spilled several gallons of fuel Tuesday evening in Maspeth, Queens.

10/07/2014

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Environmental Group Pushes For More Oil Freight Train Safety Measures

The derailment of a freight train pulling empty oil cars in upstate New York has raised concerns with environmental groups voicing opposition to the hauling of shale oil along the Hudson River.

02/26/2014

Authorities on the scene of a fiery collision between a car carrier and a freight train in West Nyack. (Credit CBS 2)

Freight Train, Car Carrier Collide In West Nyack

A freight train and a car carrier exploded into flames following a violent collision in West Nyack.

12/06/2013

Freight train derailment on Metro-North Hudson line amid July 2013 heat wave. (credit: CBS 2)

Some Delays Expected As Crews Wrap Up Work On Damaged Hudson Line Track

Metro-North said Sunday that crews made significant progress this weekend in rebuilding 1,500 feet of damaged track. They said they expect to have the second track back in service following Monday’s AM peak service.

07/28/2013

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

LIRR crews work to re-rail a derailed train in Rego Park, Queens, on March 19, 2013. 
(Photo: MTA/Patrick Cashin/Flickr.)

LIRR: Rush Hour Service Disruptions Expected Through Friday As Crews Repair Damaged Track

The LIRR said it is canceling seven trains during the evening rush hour. It will also end one of the trains at Jamaica.

03/20/2013

Amtrak train at Penn Station - New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Amtrak Service Resumes After Day-Long Service Disruption

Service was emporarily suspended for most of the day Sunday due to an early morning freight train derailment near New Haven, Connecticut.

03/17/2013

Railroad Crossing (file / credit: clipart.com)

Authorities Probe Why Man Killed by Freight Train Was On Tracks

A man who was struck and killed by a freight train in Hawthorne, N.J., has been identified, but investigators Sunday still did not know why he was on the tracks.

01/06/2013

Railroad Crossing (file / credit: clipart.com)

Man Struck, Killed By Freight Train In Hawthorne, N.J.

A man was struck and killed by a freight train in Hawthorne, N.J., early Saturday.

01/05/2013

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Experts: Air Safe To Breathe Again Near N.J. Derailment Site

Experts said the air was safe to breathe again Monday afternoon at the site of a train derailment in South Jersey.

12/03/2012

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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

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Freight Train Derails, Spills Chemicals Into Creek In Southern New Jersey

Several tanker cars derailed in the accident around 7 a.m. on a rail bridge in Paulsboro and toppled into Mantua Creek.

11/30/2012

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