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NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Federal Hearing To Be Held For 2 Recent Conn. Metro-North Incidents

On May 17, an eastbound train derailed and was struck by a westbound train just outside of Bridgeport, injuring 73 passengers, two engineers and a conductor. On May 28, a track foreman was struck and killed by a train in West Haven.

07/31/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

911 Calls Show Passengers Remained Calm Aboard Metro-North Trains Involved In Collision

Within seconds, the first caller to 911 had first responders heading in the right direction with accurate information about the derailment and collision.

07/12/2013

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Bridgeport Derailment As Dissolution Nears

It will be up to Gov. Dannel Malloy and legislative leaders to appoint members to the new Connecticut Commuter Rail Council.

06/17/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

NTSB: Track Inspection Found Problems 2 Days Before Metro-North Crash

The inspection on May 15 found an insulated rail joint with inadequate supporting ballast and indications of vertical movement of the track system, the NTSB said.

06/05/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

Rail Workers Injured In Metro-North Crash Hire Lawyer

The engineers of the two trains involved are among the clients of George Cahill, a New Haven-based railroad law attorney.

05/23/2013