New York-area rail crashes blamed on lack of apnea testing
Federal investigators are meeting in Washington to determine the causes of two train crashes in the New York City region
Hurricane-strength winds pummel the East Coast
Heavy wind and rain left thousands of people without power across the Northeast and some Florida residents were recovering from tornadoes.
New information in the 2015 deadly train collision outside New York City
Investigators still unsure why the driver stopped on the tracks, but determined a design flaw in the third rail made the crash more deadly.
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo reacts to major winter storm
Cuomo tells "GMA" what state and local officials are doing to keep New York residents safe and assesses the latest weather conditions affecting millions of people.
MTA Announces Sleep Apnea Testing for Conductors and Engineers Systemwide
After multiple train accidents in recent years were linked to sleep apnea, the New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority ( MTA ) has announced it will be the first public transportation agency to test conductors and engineers on all its train and bus lines for sleep apnea. Commuter and
Metro -North Driver ‘Conducts’ Yale Glee Club in Holiday Concert on Train
The Metro-North conductor who led the " targetblank">Yale Glee Club in an impromptu holiday sing-along that was a viral video last year has reunited with the singers for another carolling treat. Bob McDonough shared a video on Facebook Saturday of his session "conducting" the New Haven-based
Train Conductor Reunites With Yale Glee Club
Metro-North train conductor Bob McDonough led the Yale Glee Club in a holiday sing-along for the second year in a row.
How Congress and Lobbyists Helped Delay Passenger Train Safety Measures
A deadly rail crash that left one person dead and more than 100 injured in New Jersey last week has led to questions over whether more could have been done to stop such accidents and put a new spotlight on the railroad industry's massive lobbying efforts to delay the implementation of safety
Timeline of Major Train Accidents in the US Since 2000
Today's NJ Transit train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, that killed one woman and injured 108 others has become the latest deadly episode in our nation's rail system. The following list highlights some of the major train crashes in the United States from 2000 until now. March 17, 2001 With 241
Commuters Delayed After Fire Shuts Down Metro -North Railroad
The fire created a travel nightmare on one of the busiest commuter train lines in the country.