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Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Blumenthal: Fines Imposed On Metro-North For Safety Violations Fail To Serve As Deterrent

There were 139 violations since 2004, Blumenthal said. Per 100 miles of track, Metro-North had five times the number of safety defects than any other commuter railroad in the country, he added.

04/18/2014

Tie With The Miller Family (credit: AC&C)

Dog Rescued From Tracks After Chasing Metro-North Train Finds New Home

Tie, a shepherd/collie mix, was adopted over the weekend by the Miller family. Animal Care & Control of NYC said it received more than 100 queries about Tie and approximately three dozen applications for the dog.

04/14/2014

MTA officers Luis Alvarez (L) and Errold Borges with Tie. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Dog Rescued From Tracks After Chasing Metro-North Train Available For Adoption

Tie started her journey at a rail yard on 149th Street in the Bronx and chased the train about a mile and a half to the 125th Street station in Harlem, where MTA officers Luis Alvarez and Errold Borges rescued her.

04/11/2014

MTA officers Luis Alvarez (L) and Errold Borges with Tie. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Dog Rescued From Tracks After Chasing Metro-North Train From The Bronx Into Manhattan

A Metro-North train was forced to slow down on Tuesday thanks to a dog that decided to chase the train into Manhattan from the South Bronx.

04/09/2014

NJ Transit train - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Disabled Train Snags NJ TRANSIT Service At Penn Station

A disabled train caused major delays on the NJ TRANSIT rail system Tuesday night, just in time for the evening rush.

11/26/2013

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

CBS 2 Investigation: How Well Trained Are The Conductors On Our Rails?

The train tragedy in Spain has raised the concern over whether something similar could happen in the Tri-State Area.

07/25/2013

Metro-North Railroad train at Grand Central Terminal (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Metro-North Train Operators Running Red Lights At Alarming Rate

Data from Metro-North revealed that some engineers are running the red lights at which they are supposed to be stopping.

06/19/2013