December 11, 2013
Recommendations include having railroad operators review the circumstances of the Metro-North derailment with their operating employees and provide instruction to employees on the importance of compliance with maximum authorized train speed limits.
December 9, 2013
In response, the Metro-North signal crews have installed new protections at the Spuyten Duyvil curve, which will warn train engineers of the approaching speed reduction and automatically apply the train's emergency brakes if speed is not lowered to the 30 mph maximum in the curve.
December 5, 2013
The MTA’s acknowledgment of the existence of the alerter system on the train came as a NYPD officer who was on the train filed a $10 million suit, alleging negligence. Meanwhile, service was resumed on Thursday.
December 4, 2013
The FRA asked Congress to grant extensions for positive train control on some rail lines and allow alternative technologies, according to a Government Accountability Office report published in August.
December 3, 2013
The general chairman of ACRE conducted a press conference and a series of media interviews during which he discussed and interpreted information related to the ongoing investigation.
Federal investigators have recovered the engineer’s cell phone, though it has been reported they don't believe he was on it at the time of the crash.
November 13, 2013
Views the results as a very favorable outcome because they came in the wake of billions of dollars of infrastructure damage and large service disruptions caused by Superstorm Sandy, followed several months later by a fare and toll increase.
September 26, 2013
Con Ed crews are working around the clock to make repairs to a feeder cable that failed earlier today. Another feeder normally providing service to the New Haven Line was out on scheduled repairs to accommodate upgrades required by Metro-North.
September 19, 2013
Expects up to 676 cars will be assembled at Kawasaki’s plant in Yonkers, N.Y., and anticipates up to 1,500 people will be employed in New York State.
July 3, 2013
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