Metro-North train derailment
There is already low-tech equipment, widely available since the Great Depression, that could have prevented the crash, and every Metro-North train already has it.
The Federal Railroad Administration will launch an intensive two-month review of safety compliance and culture at Metro-North after a train derailed and killed four people earlier this month.
Railroads nationwide have lessons to learn about speed limits and the importance of communication between crew members after the deadly derailment of a Metro-North train earlier this month, federal regulators said Wednesday.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal believe installing cameras on Metro-North Railroad trains could potentially prevent another deadly accident such as last week’s derailment that left four people dead and dozens injured.
Loved ones gathered in Montrose Thursday morning to remember the life of 59-year-old James Ferrari.