New safety rules set training standards for train dispatchers and signal repairmen

New federal certification rules for train dispatchers and signal repairmen finalized Monday set minimum standards to counter investor pressure for continued cost reductions on railroads, while also requiring these employees to will ensure that they have the skills necessary to operate all the high-tech systems on today’s trains. The new Federal Railroad Administration rules are […]

Boy, 6, among 3 dead after Amtrak train hits truck in upstate NY

NEW YORK — A child was among the three people killed when a passenger train collided with a pickup truck, authorities said. A northbound Amtrak train collided with a Dodge truck Friday night in North Tonawanda, New York, a small town on the Niagara River between Niagara Falls and Buffalo, police said. North Tonawanda Police […]

NYC girl, 17, fatally stabbed at Queens train station: NYPD

A 17-year-old girl was stabbed to death outside a Queens subway station Wednesday night, becoming the latest teenage victim of crime in the Big Apple. The boy was stabbed in the neck with a knife just before 9:30 p.m. on Queens Boulevard near the 46th Street Station in Sunnyside, the NYPD said. The girl, who […]

Anti-Israel Protesters Flood Penn Station for Train to Columbia University

On Tuesday, hundreds of anti-Israel protesters were captured on video streaming down the steps of Moynihan Train Hall at New York’s Penn Station to board a train to Columbia University. Protesters were captured on video and heard walking up the stairs to the station. chantingSome people were seen holding Palestinian flags and banners that read […]

LA Metro crash: Over 55 people injured as train collides with bus

At least 55 people were injured when a bus collided with a Los Angeles Metro train on Tuesday in the California city. Two of the victims were hospitalized with serious injuries, officials said. The bus crossed into the path of an E Line train, Dave Sotero, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Metro, told the […]