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Close-up of the damage from the Conn. Metro-North collision. (credit: Fairfield Police)

Engineer Sues Metro-North Over 2013 Derailment

Steven Bauer, of Orange, says in his lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court that he suffered serious and permanent injuries.

09/29/2014

An NJ TRANSIT train derailed in Montclair, New Jersey on Tuesday, Aug. 19. (Credit: Patrick Del Negro)

NJ TRANSIT Train Derails, Snags Montclair-Boonton Line

An NJ TRANSIT train derailed during the Tuesday evening rush in Montclair, New Jersey.

08/19/2014

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

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

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Report: Derailed Metro-North Train Had Safety Alarm Installed In Rear Car

The locomotive at the rear of the wrecked train was equipped with an “alerter” system, which can automatically apply the brakes if the engineer is unresponsive and doesn’t react to an alarm. There was no such alarm in the engineer’s cab.

12/05/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Declines To Discuss Whereabouts During Metro-North Tragedy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been facing tough questions about his whereabouts during the deadly Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx on Sunday morning.

12/02/2013

Steven Ciccone, Denise Williams

Man Hailed As Hero For Helping Passengers In Metro-North Derailment

The horror of the Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx Sunday was marked by some inspiring stories of bravery.

12/02/2013

A Metro-North train derails near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx on Dec. 1, 2013. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

4 Dead, 70 Hurt After Metro-North Train Derails In The Bronx

The National Transportation Safety Board on Sunday evening was combing over the scene in the Bronx where four people were killed, and more than 60 were injured, when a Metro-North commuter train derailed.

12/01/2013

Emergency crews help injured passengers after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Metro-North Train Passengers On Derailment: ‘This Can’t Be Happening’

Passengers aboard the Metro-North train the derailed Sunday morning in the Bronx said they saw passengers tossed out windows and fellow riders die before their eyes as some cars tipped on their sides.

12/01/2013

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

Railroad Official: Metro-North Far Behind On Maintenance

Chief Engineer Robert Puciloski, who appeared at the National Transportation Safety Board hearing in Washington, D.C., said the railroad is “behind in several areas,” including a five-year schedule of cyclical maintenance that had not been conducted in the area of the Bridgeport derailment since 2005.

11/07/2013

Freight train derailment on Metro-North Hudson line amid July 2013 heat wave. (credit: CBS 2)

Regular Metro-North Hudson Line Service Remains Suspended Throughout Weekend

Metro-North says limited Hudson Line service will operate between Poughkeepsie and Yonkers stations, including hourly service through the weekend.

07/20/2013

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

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

Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Metro-North Derailment

Jim Cameron of the council has submitted a question to Metro-North and to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, seeking to determine why nothing was done to stop trains from traveling over the problem track even after the issue was found and identified.

06/13/2013

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

Two Metro-North trains collided in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 17, 2013. (credit: Helen Dodson)

Metro-North Trains Involved In ‘Major Derailment’ In Conn., Dozens Injured

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.

05/17/2013

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