MTA Kicks Off New Campaign To Make Railroad Crossings SaferMTA Chief Tom Prendergast says one key element is education.
Vote Coming On Bill To Fund Safety Upgrades For Rail Crossings After Metro-North WreckCongress could vote as soon as Tuesday on a bill that would provide billions of dollars to make railroad crossings safer.
Transit Officials Review Safety After Deadly Metro-North Train CrashMetropolitan 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.
NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Deadly Metro-North Train CrashA 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.
N.J. Congressman Calls On State To Improve Dangerous Railroad CrossingsAfter 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.
Preliminary Report On Metro-North Train Crash Due This MonthFederal 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.
ME: 6 People Killed In Metro-North Crash Had Blunt-Force Injuries, BurnsAll 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.
Memorial Held For Victim In Metro-North Crash, Joe NadolA memorial service was held Saturday for Joe Nadol, one of the six people killed in the Metro-North crash in Valhalla this week.
Senator: Safety Devices May Have Been Insufficient At Metro-North Crash SiteThe 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.
Funerals Held For 2 Of 6 People Killed In Metro-North CrashFriends and family will say goodbye to SUV driver Ellen Brody and train passenger Eric Vandercar.
NTSB: Train Was Within Speed Limit, All Warning Signs Worked At Time Of Metro-North CrashThe 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.
Final Victim Identified In Deadly Metro-North CrashA 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.