Robert “Buzz” Paaswell

People enter the subway at Union Square (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA: ‘A’ Train Operator Drove Uptown On Downtown Tracks For Several Stops

The operator didn’t come to a stop until after the train passed the Spring Street station and saw the headlights of a downtown train at West 4th Street.

08/25/2014

Crews work to re-rail an F train that derailed on Friday, May 2, 2014. 
(credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin/Flickr)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Rail That Failed At Subway Derailment Site Was Installed Elsewhere

Metropolitan Transportation Authority investigators have been zeroing in on a recently-installed rail as the cause of a derailment on the F Train last week, and have been trying to determine whether other rails have the same defects.

05/05/2014

Scene at derailment of F train south of the 65 St. station in Woodside, Queens on Fri., May 2, 2014.

(credit: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

Investigators Seek To Determine What Led To Queens Subway Train Derailment

Nearly seven hours after an F Train derailed in Woodside, Queens, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials were still working to determine what went wrong.

05/02/2014

Metro-North Railroad train at Grand Central Terminal (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Metro-North Train Operators Running Red Lights At Alarming Rate

Data from Metro-North revealed that some engineers are running the red lights at which they are supposed to be stopping.

06/19/2013

A Long Island Rail Road train derailed at Penn Station Monday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Why So Many Derailments In The Tri-State Area Lately? Expert Weighs In

The train derailment that left tracks damaged and passengers stranded on the Long Island Rail Road last week was the fourth to make headlines in the Tri-State Area in a period of a month. An expert has weighed in on what might be causing the problems.

06/19/2013

NJ TRANSIT Sandy Damage - Meadows Maintenance Complex - Car Shop

Experts, Riders Wonder Why NJ TRANSIT Stored Trains In Flood-Prone Areas

Logic seems to suggest moving belongings to higher ground if the water is rising, but as Superstorm Sandy approached, NJ TRANSIT stored hundreds of train cards in rail yards near sea level.

11/19/2012