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Safety Violations Found in Amtrak Crash

A train accident that took the lives of two railroad workers has been attributed at least in part to failure to follow standard safety regulations. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) confirmed that safety standards were not followed at the time of the Amtrak crash. Specifically, the administration cited concerns about... Read more »

10 Dangerous Rail Crossings in NJ and NY

The catastrophic Metro North Railroad accident in Westchester, NY earlier this month has underscored the lurking hazards of rail crossings throughout the nation. The crash claimed the lives of 6 passengers and seriously injured 15 others, at a grade crossing that isn’t even rated dangerous by the Federal Railroad Administration’s... Read more »

Six Lives Lost in Metro-North Railroad Accident

Six Metro-North Railroad passengers and the driver of an SUV that was stuck on the tracks were killed in a devastating collision Tuesday night. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it is the deadliest rail accident in New York since nine teens were killed when a Long Island Rail Road train hit... Read more »