Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.
Investigators have begun their probe — and have not ruled out foul play — following the derailment and collision of two crowded Metro-North trains in Connecticut.
About 700 people were on board the trains when one heading east from New York City’s Grand Central Station to New Haven derailed about 6:10 p.m. just outside Bridgeport, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.
Three people suffered fatal injuries when the helicopter plunged into the East River shortly after takeoff the 34th Street helipad on Oct. 4, 2011.
The National Transportation Safety Board posted preliminary findings Wednesday on its website, but no conclusions about the cause of the crash.
The ferry was carrying 326 passengers from Atlantic Highlands, N.J. before it crashed into Pier 11 on Jan. 9, injuring 85 people.
An underwater survey of the vessel revealed damage to the port propeller and a more complete hull survey will be conducted when the vessel is hauled from the water for repairs, the NTSB said.
The Seastreak ferry service was set to resume regular service Monday, five days after one of its boats crashed into a Lower Manhattan Pier – leaving some 74 people injured.
The Seastreak Wall Street ferry that crashed in Lower Manhattan Wednesday has had a few minor incidents in recent years.
The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a team to help investigate the crash, and the board said Mexican authorities had informed them that Rivera had died in the accident.
Ophadell Williams was cleared of the most serious charges against him in connection with the March 12, 2011 crash. He was found guilty of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 3rd degree.
Experts said the air was safe to breathe again Monday afternoon at the site of a train derailment in South Jersey.
Officials said Saturday that there may have been a problem with a signal at a South Jersey bridge just before a trail derailed there, spewing a hazardous chemical into the air that sickened dozens of people.
Assistant District Attorney Gary Weil said a tour bus driver’s “reckless behavior” caused a crash that killed 15 people in the Bronx last year.
Aviation and wildlife experts took turns taking shots at Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration. Former NTSB chairman Jim Hall said the transfer station is sure to be a bird magnet.