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Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia.   (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB Says Probe Of Deadly Amtrak Derailment Shifts To Engineer’s Cellphone

Officials said calls were made, texts were sent and data was used the day of the accident, but they haven’t determined if that activity took place while the train was being operated.

05/20/2015

The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Amtrak Service Resumes Between Philadelphia And NYC For First Time Since Derailment

Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia.

05/18/2015

An Amtrak train in Philadelphia is seen with a broken windshield. The NTSB is investigating whether a projectile hit the train. (Credit: CBS2)

FRA Orders Safety Improvements For Amtrak As Derailment Investigation Continues

Amtrak said Saturday that it will cooperate, after the Federal Railroad Administration announced a crackdown following the fatal derailment in Philadelphia this week.

05/16/2015

Amtrak derailment

Deadly Amtrak Derailment Near Philadelphia Leads To Calls For Seat Belts On Trains

In the wake of Tuesday night’s horrific train crash outside of Philadelphia, there are demands for a host of new passenger safety measures, including the possibility of installing seat belts.

05/13/2015

FILE -- A train carries oil.(credit: Getty Images)

NTSB Calls For Safety Upgrades To Oil Trains

Oil trains are rumbling down the tracks in big numbers thanks to fracking out west and the NTSB says the tanker cars are an accident waiting to happen.

04/07/2015

A still of a video showing passengers sliding off the wing of a plane that ran into a fence at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, March 5. (Credit: Jason Aspes)

NTSB: Plane Began Veering Off LaGuardia Runway 6 Seconds After Landing

The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday said a plane that skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport last month began veering off course six seconds after touching down.

04/02/2015

Passengers deplane after a plane skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport on March 5, 2015. (credit: Image via CBS2)

Pilot Tells NTSB Plane Wasn’t Slowing Down Before Skidding At LaGuardia

A pilot told investigators that a plane that skidded off the runway failed to slow down as it landed at LaGuardia Airport and went on to skid off the runway last week.

03/09/2015

Passengers deplane after a plane skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport on March 5, 2015. (credit: Image via CBS2)

NTSB To Interview Crew Of Delta Jet That Skidded Off LaGuardia Runway

On Friday, investigators downloaded the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorders as they investigate the accident that left six passengers with minor injuries.

03/07/2015

An NTSB investigator examines train involved in MetroNorth accident at maintenance facility. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Senator: Safety Devices May Have Been Insufficient At Metro-North Crash Site

The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday said the engineer and conductor in the Metro-North accident and fire this week went out of their way to bring as many passengers to safety as possible.

02/06/2015

Photo of car interior showing third rail pieces in the passenger compartment of the Metro-North train that crashed on Tuesday, Feb. 3. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Investigators Examine Unique Feature Of Metro-North Third Rail After Accident

Five passengers were killed in the Metro-North train accident and fire this week when the electrified third rail dislodged from the tracks and entered the lead car.

02/06/2015

Ellen Brody, Eric Vandercar (credit: CBS2)

Funerals Held For 2 Of 6 People Killed In Metro-North Crash

Friends and family will say goodbye to SUV driver Ellen Brody and train passenger Eric Vandercar.

02/06/2015

Commuters wait at the Chappaqua Metro-North station on Feb. 5, 2015 after service was restored following a fatal train vs. SUV crash. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Metro-North Harlem Line Service Resumes Following Deadly Crash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority worked non-stop to rebuild the damaged section of track.

02/05/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Investigating Deadly Metro-North Crash

The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.

02/04/2015

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

NTSB Recommends Metro-North Replace Bolts On Brand New Rail Cars

A federal report stemming from the investigation into the May 2013 derailment of a Metro-North Railroad train in Bridgeport says bolts on brand-new M-8 cars are too weak.

02/03/2015

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

NTSB Adopts Proposals After Metro-North Accidents

The NTSB approved all the conclusions and recommendations in a staff report that examined five Metro-North Railroad accidents in New York and Connecticut in 2013 and 2014.

11/19/2014

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