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Moscow Metro derailment, search and rescue teams - RT video

Rail| July 16, 2014

At least 20 people have been killed and 160+ injured as several subway cars derailed on the Moscow Metro on the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya dark blue Metro line on July 15, 2014. Video shows search and rescue teams inside the tunnel after the crash.

20 people killed in Moscow subway derailment

Government Issues| July 15, 2014
According to a preliminary investigation, three cars derailed in a tunnel in the western part of the city, trapping hundreds of people.
Government Issues| May 20, 2014

Metro-North announces sweeping series of safety reforms

The reforms address factors identified during several serious safety incidents over the last year, as well as issues identified by an in-depth FRA review of its operating practices that took place this past winter.
Rail| May 6, 2014

N.Y. subway rail that snapped in derailment was new

The rail that broke underneath a train in Queens Friday morning was manufactured in the U.S. in November and installed in March.

MTA New York City Transit Crews Work to Restore Service After F Line Derailment

MTA New York City Transit crews worked overnight to re-rail an F train that had derailed on Friday, May 2, 2014. The derailment occurred at 10:24 a.m. on Friday, May 2, when six cars of an eight-car Brooklyn-bound train went off the track. The wheels of the first and last cars remained on the track.

Management & Operations| April 9, 2014

Metro-North engineer in fatal derailment had sleep apnea, NTSB says

The NTSB's investigation discovered during a post-accident sleep evaluation that William Rockefeller Jr. had "severe obstructive sleep apnea," according to documents released Monday.
Rail| April 7, 2014

NTSB: Braking system sensor too far back in CTA train crash

The train was traveling at 26 mph when it passed a "trip stop" that activated the emergency braking system. The distance from the stop to the track bumper post was too short to stop the train because of its speed.
Rail| April 2, 2014

CTA, union clash over hours worked by operator before crash

The union representative said the operator had worked 69 hours in the seven days before the crash, while a CTA spokesperson said that she worked 55 hours and was off for 18 hours before her shift during which the accident occurred.
Rail| December 9, 2013

FRA issues Emergency Order to Metro-North following crash

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.
Rail| December 3, 2013

MTA Video: Hudson Line Derailment Recovery Operations - 12/2/2013

Video from the scene of the Metro-North derailment at Spuyten Duyvil on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 shows damage to train cars and tracks that occurred during the incident. Credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/J.P. Chan

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