January 15, 2013
In an effort to save riders' lives, and save motormen from the trauma of running someone over, Transport Workers Union Local 100 is telling motormen to slow down their trains when entering a station to about 10 miles per hour. Agency management, concerned that system slowdowns may be considered a job action, ordered union officials to stop posting notices.
August 24, 2010
Both Amtrak and New Jersey Transit experienced power problems while a fire inside a control tower near Jamaica, N.Y., burned equipment used to control track switches at the nearby train hub.
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