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April 4, 2014

CTA fires operator who derailed train, launches new scheduling rules

She had been on the job for 60 days and admitted to dozing off before the crash, as well as overrunning a station in February, NTSB officials say. The agency may terminate an operator for two serious safety violations under its contract with the union for those workers. It is also setting limits on hours of operation duty and increasing minimum rest time.


December 6, 2012

MBTA fires operator in rail crash

Agency discovered that he had worked a graveyard shift at another job before coming to work on the morning of the crash. The operator was going to receive a safety award from the MBTA.


May 3, 2012

BART worker fired for giving teen free passes

Station agent Jim Stanek gave $300 in train passes with unused balances to a needy teenager. He thought the tickets were going to be discarded. The agency says the leftover balances go toward BART’s general fund.


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