New Federal Guidelines Call For Train Operators To Be Tested For Sleep ApneaBefore someone takes the controls of a passenger train, they need to be tested for sleep apnea, and if they are diagnosed, they need to be treated.
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NJ TRANSIT Will No Longer Allow Engineers Who Exhibit Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea To Operate TrainsNJ TRANSIT announced Monday that it is no longer allowing its engineers to operate trains while they are being treated for sleep apnea.
Deadly Train Accidents Have Feds Pushing Railroads To Fight Employee FatigueFederal officials are pushing New Jersey Transit, and other railroads to do more to fight employee fatigue.
Attorney: NJ TRANSIT Engineer In Deadly Hoboken Crash Had Undiagnosed Sleep ApneaThe engineer of an NJ TRANSIT train that slammed into the Hoboken Terminal in September suffered from undiagnosed sleep apnea, the engineer's attorney said Wednesday.
LIRR, NJ TRANSIT Train Riders Face Rough Morning CommuteLong Island Rail Road commuters should expect delays and cancellations on all Main Line trains into and out of Penn Station due to a broken rail in one of the East River tunnels.
NJ TRANSIT Hiring Former Metro-North President To Review Safety ViolationsThe agency will pay Peter Cannito $350 per hour to review Federal Railroad Administration violations uncovered in an audit and help with a positive train control system.
NJ TRANSIT Takes Steps To Secure Positive Train Control SystemThe board approved a $2.11 billion operating budget and $1.68 billion capital program for the 2017 fiscal year.
NJ TRANSIT Bus And Car Collide In NewarkNJ TRANSIT says the Number 34 bus was headed from Montclair to Newark's Penn Station with 29 people aboard when the crash occurred on Martin Luther King Boulevard early Monday.
New NJ TRANSIT Executive Director Skips Hearing On Fatal Train CrashDemocratic Assemblyman John McKeon said he received a text message Thursday night reporting that officials couldn't make the hearing because they had to meet with federal regulators.
Legislators To Consider Subpoena Power In NJ TRANSIT Crash InvestigationThe Democrat-led Assembly Judiciary Committee is expected to consider subpoena authorization on Thursday. If approved, the legislators could compel officials to testify and provide documents.
NJ TRANSIT Bus Drivers Taken Off Road Amid Lincoln Tunnel Collision ProbeThe drivers will be paid while the investigation proceeds, but cannot drive buses.