Engineer In Fatal 2013 Train Derailment Sues Metro-North For $10 Million
He says Metro-North should have had technology that would have automatically applied brakes at excessive speeds.
Updated: Dec 1, 2016 5:08 PM
Report: Metro-North Operator Probably Won't Face Charges For Nodding Off Before Fatal Crash
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.
Updated: Dec 16, 2013 12:36 PM
Feds Order MTA To Modify Metro-North Signal System
In an open letter to Prendergast yesterday, Governor Cuomo urged the MTA to work on installing positive train control as quickly as possible.
Updated: Dec 7, 2013 1:49 PM
Union Admits Metro-North Operator "Basically Nodded" Off Before Derailment
"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.
Updated: Dec 4, 2013 11:38 AM
Metro-North Operator: "I Was In A Daze" Before Derailment
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."
Updated: Dec 3, 2013 3:15 PM
Metro-North Train Operator Was 'Zoned Out' Or Sleeping, According To Reports
The brakes were only applied seconds before the derailment.
Updated: Dec 3, 2013 1:41 PM
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