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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.

03/02/2015

Officials inspect a Metro-North train crash with a sport utility vehicle that occurred on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Transit Officials Review Safety After Deadly Metro-North Train Crash

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast says officials are reviewing safety practices at railroad crossings after an SUV drove onto the tracks and collided with a Metro-North train.

02/25/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Deadly Metro-North Train Crash

A Harlem Line train crashed into a Mercedes SUV on Feb. 3 at a grade crossing in Valhalla, sparking an explosion and fire that burned out the first car of the train.

02/23/2015

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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.

02/14/2015

Damaged train involved in Metro-North accident at maintenance facility to be further examined. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Preliminary Report On Metro-North Train Crash Due This Month

Federal investigators expect to issue a preliminary report this month on the fiery collision between a Metro-North train and an SUV that killed six people.

02/12/2015

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)

ME: 6 People Killed In Metro-North Crash Had Blunt-Force Injuries, Burns

All six of the people killed in a fiery collision between a Metro-North train and an SUV suffered blunt-force injuries and burns, a medical examiner announced Tuesday.

02/10/2015

Joseph Nadol (Credit: CBS2)

Memorial Held For Victim In Metro-North Crash, Joe Nadol

A memorial service was held Saturday for Joe Nadol, one of the six people killed in the Metro-North crash in Valhalla this week.

02/07/2015

An NTSB investigator examines train involved in MetroNorth accident at maintenance facility. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Senator: Safety Devices May Have Been Insufficient At Metro-North Crash Site

The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday said the engineer and conductor in the Metro-North accident and fire this week went out of their way to bring as many passengers to safety as possible.

02/06/2015

Ellen Brody, Eric Vandercar (credit: CBS2)

Funerals Held For 2 Of 6 People Killed In Metro-North Crash

Friends and family will say goodbye to SUV driver Ellen Brody and train passenger Eric Vandercar.

02/06/2015

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)

NTSB: Train Was Within Speed Limit, All Warning Signs Worked At Time Of Metro-North Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has learned that signals and warning systems were working properly, and a Metro-North train was going below the speed limit, when it struck a sport-utility vehicle in an accident that left six people dead.

02/05/2015

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Final Victim Identified In Deadly Metro-North Crash

A research scientist from Chappaqua has been identified as the final victim of the six people who were killed when a Metro-North train hit an SUV stopped on the tracks at a railroad crossing.

02/05/2015

Steven Smalls Jr. was the engineer on the Metro-North train involved in an accident on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Six people were killed. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents Of Engineer In Deadly Metro-North Crash Say Son Is A Hero

The parents of the engineer on the Metro-North train involved in the deadly crash and fire this week could not believe their son made it out alive.

02/05/2015

Commuters wait at the Chappaqua Metro-North station on Feb. 5, 2015 after service was restored following a fatal train vs. SUV crash. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Metro-North Harlem Line Service Resumes Following Deadly Crash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority worked non-stop to rebuild the damaged section of track.

02/05/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Investigating Deadly Metro-North Crash

The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.

02/04/2015

Shuttle buses connect north Harlem Line stations with North White Plains day after deadly Metro-North crash. (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Full Service To Resume On Metro-North Harlem Line Thursday Morning

Commuters confronted delays and crowded conditions on the Harlem Line Wednesday following a deadly train accident in Valhalla on Tuesday evening.

02/04/2015

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