Advertisement

William rockefeller

He says Metro-North should have had technology that would have automatically applied brakes at excessive speeds.
The engineer at the helm of the Metro-North train that derailed on December 1 will likely not be charged, despite having admitted to "nodding off"as the train parted with the tracks.
In an open letter to Prendergast yesterday, Governor Cuomo urged the MTA to work on installing positive train control as quickly as possible.
"He caught himself, but he caught himself too late...He put the train in emergency, but that was six seconds prior to derailment," the union official said of the train operator.
The first thing the Metro-North train operator allegedly told investigators after Sunday's horrific derailment in the Bronx was, “I was in a daze."
The brakes were only applied seconds before the derailment.
arrow Back To Top