Robert Paaswell

A Metro-North train is seen in Rye, NY on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Blumenthal Calls For TSA To Make Train Security A Higher Priority

While some have suggested airport-style security, Robert Paaswell, a transit expert and professor at City College, said such measures are unrealistic.

08/26/2015

Several people were killed and dozens injured when a Metro-North commuter train derailed  in the Bronx on Dec. 1, 2013, fire officials said. (credit: CBS 2)

Feds Issue Emergency Order To Metro-North Railroad Following ‘Serious Overspeed Event’

The order requires Metro-North to modify its signal system to ensure speed limits are followed.

12/06/2013

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

CBS 2 Investigation: How Well Trained Are The Conductors On Our Rails?

The train tragedy in Spain has raised the concern over whether something similar could happen in the Tri-State Area.

07/25/2013