All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Metro-North train’

NYC Train Brakes Upgraded After Metro-North Crash

Here’s something that may shock even the most jaded New Yorker: The train that derailed on December 1st had an automatic braking system that most likely could have prevented the crash– if it wasn’t disabled. The Associated Press tells us that the officials at NYC’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority believe that it is up to the engineer to use proper speeds. …

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Metro-North Train Derails In New York [BREAKING]

A Metro-North train derailed early this morning in the Bronx along the Hudson River leaving two dead and many injured. Aaron Donovan, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, informed us that five out of the seven cars, coming South from Poughkeepsie, New York, derailed at approximately 7:20 a.m. The train left Poughkeepsie at around 5:54 a.m. and was scheduled …

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