Cuomo: Metro-North, LIRR Workers Must Get Sleep Apnea TestsConductors and engineers with the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North will be required to undergo testing for sleep apnea, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.
Metro-North Engineer In 2013 Bronx Derailment Now On Disability PensionThe Metro-North Train engineer who was driving during a deadly derailment in the Bronx in December 2013 has retired with a pension.
No Criminal Charges For Engineer In Deadly 2013 Metro-North DerailmentThere will be no criminal charges for the Metro-North Railroad engineer who was behind the controls during a deadly derailment in the Bronx in 2013.
NTSB: Engineer's Sleepiness Caused Deadly Bronx Metro-North Train DerailmentWilliam Rockefeller's sleepiness was due to a combination of an undiagnosed disorder -- sleep apnea -- and a drastic shift in his work schedule, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
NTSB: Engineer Involved In Deadly Metro-North Wreck Broke Speed Limit Several TimesBlood stained the seats, floors and doors of several commuter rail cars after a derailment that killed four people in the Bronx, a federal agency reported Friday.
Employee Files Lawsuit In Deadly Metro-North Derailment: 'I Gotta Learn How To Relive Life'Metro-North heating and air conditioning mechanic Samuel Rivera, 39, was aboard the Manhattan-bound train on Dec. 1 when it derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station.
NTSB: Engineer In Fatal Metro-North Derailment Has 'Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea'A medical document made available Monday by the National Transportation Safety Board said engineer William Rockefeller has "severe obstructive sleep apnea.''
MTA Adds Undercover 'Spotters' After DerailmentThe stepped-up effort comes two weeks after a deadly Metro-North train derailment.
Federal Railroad Administration Issues Safety Advisory Following Metro-North DerailmentRailroads nationwide have lessons to learn about speed limits and the importance of communication between crew members after the deadly derailment of a Metro-North train earlier this month, federal regulators said Wednesday.
New Metro-North Safety Measures In Place Following Fatal Train Derailment The MTA said the new protections will warn engineers of approaching speed reductions and automatically apply the train's emergency brakes if speed is not lowered to the 30 mph maximum in the curve.
Last Victim Of Metro-North Derailment Laid To RestThe final funeral service was planned for Saturday for one of the four passengers killed in the Metro-North derailment in the Bronx last weekend.
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.
Funerals Held For 2 Metro-North Derailment VictimsFunerals were held Friday for Jim Lovell and Donna Smith, victims of the Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx.
Funeral Held For Derailment Victim James Ferrari Of Montrose, N.Y.Loved ones gathered in Montrose Thursday morning to remember the life of 59-year-old James Ferrari.
Report: Derailed Metro-North Train Had Safety Alarm Installed In Rear CarThe 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.