Railroad Crossings

The sport utility vehicle that was hit by a Metro-North train is removed from the site of the accident on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. The crash started a fire in the train car that killed seven people, including the driver of the vehicle.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Police Ramp Up Rail-Crossing Citations In Wake Of Recent Train-Vehicle Crashes

Following the Metro-North Railroad crash that killed six people in Valhalla, Metropolitan Transportation Authority police have begun issuing summonses at six times last year’s rate.


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New Castle Officials Stepping Up Safety At Railroad Crossings

One crossing of concern is in Chappaqua near the old Readers Digest campus. Just off the Saw Mill River Parkway, Roaring Brook Road can back up as people head toward Horace Greeley High School.



Vote Coming On Bill To Fund Safety Upgrades For Rail Crossings After Metro-North Wreck

Congress could vote as soon as Tuesday on a bill that would provide billions of dollars to make railroad crossings safer.


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N.J. Congressman Calls On State To Improve Dangerous Railroad Crossings

After a fatal collision earlier this month between a Metro-North train and a sport-utility vehicle in Valhalla, new concerns have been mounting about the safety of other rail crossings in the region.


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New Plan To Make New Jersey Railroad Crossings Safer

A deadly accident has officials in New Jersey trying to make it safer for pedestrians make it past railroad crossings.