'No Excuses:' Schumer Calls For NTSB Safety Review, Sleep Apnea Testing Following LIRR CrashSenators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, along with Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, of New Jersey, released a letter to the NTSB on Sunday.
Recent Train Derailments, Crashes Near New York CityA roundup of the latest train derailments in New York City, New Jersey and the Tri-State area.
12 NJ TRANSIT Workers Now Removed After Showing Signs Of Sleep ApneaTwelve NJ TRANSIT train operators have been pulled from service after they showed signs of sleep apnea, the transit agency said Thursday.
NJ TRANSIT Will No Longer Allow Engineers Who Exhibit Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea To Operate TrainsNJ TRANSIT announced Monday that it is no longer allowing its engineers to operate trains while they are being treated for sleep apnea.
NJ TRANSIT Hiring Former Metro-North President To Review Safety ViolationsThe agency will pay Peter Cannito $350 per hour to review Federal Railroad Administration violations uncovered in an audit and help with a positive train control system.
Deadliest Train Crashes Near NYC, Tri-State AreaThursday's train crash in Hoboken that left at least one dead and more than 100 others injured is one of several deadly crashes to have hit the Tri-State and nearby areas over the last five years.
Expert On Hoboken Crash: 'Why Didn't He Have Control Of The Train?'CBS2's Chris Wragge and Mary Calvi interview railroad engineering expert Gus Ubaldi for a closer look on what could have caused the crash, and what could have been done to prevent it.