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FRA's Feinberg: Metro-North needs to improve safety, culture

Posted on July 7, 2015

HARTFORD. Conn. — During an interview, Acting Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg said that the Metro-North Railroad needs to improve safety and overall operational efforts on the country's busiest commuter rail line, NBC Connecticut reported.

"In some places like Metro-North, it might be safety culture and really some basics on improving safety," Feinberg said.

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal invited Feinberg to Connecticut to discuss needed safety improvements all along the state's hundreds of miles of track. Metro-North received a $1 billion loan from the federal government last April to install PTC along the entire line. For the full story, click here.

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