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NYC Train Brakes Upgraded After Metro-North Crash
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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 …

Metro-North Train Derailment Possibly Caused By Fast Speeds

On Sunday, December 1st, 2013, a New York Metro-North commuter train unexpectedly derailed in The Bronx, killing four passengers and leaving many others injured (according to a CNN exclusive). New data compiled by the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) has …