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March 12, 2014

Metro-North worker killed by train in Manhattan

James Romansoff was an eight-year employee in Metro-North’s Power Department, and was part of a crew restoring power to tracks that had been closed for weekend maintenance work. The NTSB and the FRA are investigating the incident along with Metro-North and the MTA Police Department.


September 25, 2013

Denver receives 4 FasTracks construction proposals

Competing teams are Bechtel/Herzog joint venture; Graham Contracting Ltd., Balfour Beatty, Hamon Contractors; North Metro Transit Solutions, a Kiewit/Stacy and Witbeck joint venture; and URS Energy and Construction Inc.


May 24, 2013

NTSB issues Metro North derailment investigation update

The investigative group focusing on the track has learned from inspection reports that in April, maintenance work was done in the area of the derailment of the eastbound train. Records revealed that a joint bar, used to join two sections of rail together, was cracked and that it was repaired by Metro-North personnel.


May 21, 2013

Following derailment, Metro North to resume full service Wednesday

About 100 workers are on the job, which has been ongoing around the clock since Saturday night when the NTSB completed its initial investigation of the scene and allowed Metro-North to begin removing the two, eight-car trains.


July 11, 2012

N.Y. Metro North to test smart phone ticket app

The time and date stamped electronic ticket shows up on the purchaser's phone screen as a secure image that a conductor can validate visually. The electronic ticket also shows as a bar code that can be scanned by a conductor's hand held device to verify that the barcode is valid.


April 18, 2012

U.S. trains boost number of quiet cars

New York's Long Island Railroad and Metro-North increased the number of quiet spaces this month. Despite the new trend, not all riders are able to separate their hectic work lives from their commute.


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