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Spuyten Duyvil »

TIMELINE: Metro-North Accidents Have Plagued Rail Line for Years

Tuesday's fiery crash is the latest in a string of accidents plauging the MTA rail line.

Midtown »

Minor Train Derailment on Metro-North Causes Delays, No Injuries

The derailment occurred at Grand Central Station Wednesday afternoon.

Midtown »

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.

Jamaica »

Minor Train Derailment Causes Delays, Cancellations for LIRR Evening Rush

A freight train derailed in Jamaica Wednesday afternoon.

Woodside »

MTA Will Inspect All Rails Shipped With Track That Caused Derailment

The delivery was made in December and included the rail involved with last week's derailment. 

Inwood »

Poor Safety Standards Led to Accidents on Metro-North, Feds Say

A Federal Railroad Administration probe found that on-time performance was more important than safety.

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.

New York City »

Commuters Face Massive Delays After LIRR Derailment

Several lines were diverted Tuesday morning following Monday night's train derailment.

Forest Hills »

LIRR Service Delayed After Derailment in Forest Hills

An LIRR train derailed about 9 p.m. near the Forest Hills station, an MTA spokesman said.

Manhattan »

Train and Subway Delays Leave Commute in Chaos for Second Day

NJ Transit and Amtrak still had delays on Wednesday morning because of Tuesday's derailment; the 7 Train was not running express to Times Square because of mechanical problems.

Midtown & Theater District »

Disabled Train Snarls Rush-Hour Commute at Penn Station

A disabled New Jersey Transit train caused up to hour-long delays at Penn Station during rush hour Tuesday morning.

Manhattan »

LIRR Service Disruptions to Continue Until Friday, MTA Says

Long Island Rail Road customers continued to experience delays during the morning rush on Wednesday.