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Sleep Disorder Testing Could have Prevented Metro-North Derailment: NTSB

The MTA said they will start a pilot program to test for sleep apnea after the NTSB recommendations. 

Spuyten Duyvil »

Metro-North Conductor's Sleep Apnea Led To Fatal Derailment, NTSB Confirms

William Rockefeller fell asleep at the controls of the Metro-North train that derailed in The Bronx.

Spuyten Duyvil »

Motorman in Fatal Metro-North Crash Suffered Sleep Apnea

An NTSB report is expected to show that William Rockefeller suffered from the sleep disorder.

East Harlem »

NTSB Completes Investigation at Harlem Explosion Site

The federal investigators will now analyze parts of the pipe that ran under the Park Avenue buildings. 

East Harlem »

Investigators Find Leak in Gas Pipe Beneath East Harlem Explosion

The 8-inch gas pipe that supplied the two buildings failed federal investigators' tests.

East Harlem »

Track Worker Killed by Metro-North Train, MTA Says

James Romansoff died after a Poughkeepsie-bound train hit him in East Harlem, officials said.

Woodside »

Family of Metro-North Victim to Hold Funeral in Queens

A funeral for Kisook Ahn will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Sebastian's Church in Woodside.

Spuyten Duyvil »

Brakes on Deadly Metro-North Train Functioned Properly, Feds Say

There was nothing wrong with the brakes on the Metro-North train that crashed near Spuyten Duyvil.

Spuyten Duyvil »

Metro-North Resumes Service on Hudson Line for Wednesday Commute

The MTA planned to provide near full service on the Hudson Line, with scattered delays.

Spuyten Duyvil »

Metro-North Engineer Was Dozing Just Before Train Derailment, Sources Say

The engineer woke up and tried to hit the brakes to stop the speeding train, sources said.

Spuyten Duyvil »

Metro-North Train Was Going 82 MPH Before Crash

Investigators would not say if the cause of the crash was human error or mechanical malfunction.

Spuyten Duyvil »

Speed Could Be a Factor in Train Derailment, Governor Says

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes excess speed caused seven cars of a Metro-North train to derail.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Investigators Close to Ruling Out Engine Failure in Helicopter Crash

Two days after a helicopter crash killed one and left two others critically injured, investigators have come one step closer to ruling out engine fault as a cause.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Safety Review Launched After Deadly Chinatown Bus Crashes

A national review into the discount bus industry could result in regulation changes.