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Residents of Linden, New Jersey say they have been kept away for months by freight train noise in the overnight hours. (Credit: CBS2)

Linden, N.J. Residents Say Noisy Freight Trains Have Kept Them Awake For Months

Residents of Union County, New Jersey have said they are sick and tired of being kept up at night by noisy train traffic in their neighborhood.

12/30/2014

A train and a truck collided in December 2013 at a crossing in West Nyack, N.Y. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Pols In Rockland County Call For Stricter Freight Train Safety Standards

U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-Westchester/Rockland, and several other elected officials called for the U.S. Department of Transportation to set stricter standards

03/17/2014

Senator Charles Schumer and Mineola residents display debris from freight trains (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Calls For Investigation After Mineola Residents Complain Of Flying Debris From Freight Trains

Schumer wants the Federal Railroad Administration to require freight trains traveling through densely populated areas to cover cars carrying loose debris.

05/21/2012