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Metro North Train Crash

No Evidence Of Crime In Fatal NYC Train Crash That Killed 4

| Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

By Murray Weiss THE BRONX — Investigators looking at the Metro-North train wreck that killed four people have yet to uncover evidence that motorman...

Kevin Short

Train Engineers Prone To 'Microsleep' Spells, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Kevin Short | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

When Amtrak engineer James Shoemaker is called to work an extra shift at the last minute -- a common occurrence in the railroad industry -- he sometim...

'Highway Hypnosis Could Be Cause Of Fatal Train Crash

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.06.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — While the city's Metro-North Railroad is already getting hit with multimillion-dollar civil claims over a deadly commuter train dera...

Feds Have 'Serious Concerns' About New York Trains

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 12.04.2013 | New York

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — The head of the Federal Railroad Administration is blasting a New York railroad following a derailment that killed four people ...

Lawyer: Engineer Suffered Highway Hypnosis Before Fatal Crash

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 02.03.2014 | New York

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like "da...

Train Engineer In Fatal Crash Is 'Distraught,' Having Trouble Sleeping

AP | JIM FITZGERALD and TOM HAYS | Posted 02.02.2014 | New York

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, nodded at the controls just bef...

Metro-North Train Crash Victims Reflected New York Diversity

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 12.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — The four New Yorkers who died in the commuter train that derailed over the weekend led lives that reflected the dynamic diversity of...

Report: Metro-North Engineer Fell Asleep Prior To Fatal Train Derailment

| Posted 12.04.2013 | New York

By Murray Weiss MANHATTAN — Investigators believe the motorman at the controls in the deadly Metro-North Railroad derailment in the Bronx Sunday...

A Bad Year For Metro-North

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 12.02.2013 | New York

Sunday's crash in the Bronx is the second passenger train derailment in six months for the rail service and presents Metro-North with another problem,...

Cuomo: Speed May Have Contributed To Deadly Metro-North Crash

AP | FRANK ELTMAN and JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 02.01.2014 | New York

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A commuter train was rushing almost three times its speed limit around a curve when it derailed and killed four passengers, a f...

3 People Still In Critical Condition From Train Crash

AP | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Officials in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office say the governor will meet with representatives from the National Transportation Safety...