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Two Workers Hurt in Crash Between Washington D.C. Commuter Trains

Authorities in Washington, D.C., say two regional transit agency workers were hurt when one commuter train rear-ended another. WTOP-FM reports D.C. Fire and EMS tweeted that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) workers hurt in the Monday crash have …

U.S. Safety Board to Detail Findings of Deadly New York Train Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board was scheduled to meet and detail a probe into a 2015 crash between a commuter train and an SUV that killed six people in the New York suburbs, a day after a U.S. official told …

Family of New Jersey Train Crash Victim Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of a woman killed when a New Jersey Transit commuter train slammed into a station last year filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against the agency. Fabiola Bittar de Kroon’s family is seeking unspecified compensatory damages in …

After New Jersey Train Crash, Transit Regulators Targeting Sleep Apnea

Federal regulators want railroads across the country to test train operators for a sleep disorder. The safety advisory being issued this week by the Federal Railroad Administration comes after the engineer in September’s deadly New Jersey commuter train crash was …

New Jersey Train Service Suspended as Investigators Seek Cause of Crash

Thousands who rely on the Hoboken terminal in New Jersey may face longer than usual commutes and heavy crowds on Friday as investigators try to determine why a commuter train crashed into the station, killing a woman and injuring more …