New Jersey train crash News

Family of New Jersey Train Crash Victim Files Notice of Intent to Sue

The family of a woman killed when a New Jersey Transit commuter train slammed into a station this year has filed notice of their intent to sue. Lawyers for Fabiola Bittar de Kroon’s family filed a claim for damages Tuesday. …

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 Transit Hiring Consultant to Address Safety Concerns

New Jersey Transit is hiring a former Metro-North president to help it meet federal rail safety requirements. The agency will pay Peter Cannito $350 per hour to review Federal Railroad Administration violations uncovered in an audit and help with a …

Brakes Were Working in New Jersey Commuter Train Crash, Report Says

The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday the brakes were working on a New Jersey Transit train that sped into the Hoboken Terminal on Sept. 29, killing one and injuring 110 people. The NTSB previously said the train was traveling …

New Jersey Train Engineer Says He Can’t Remember Crash

The engineer at the controls of the train that smashed into a commuter rail terminal, killing a woman and injuring more than 100 people, told federal investigators he was going only 10 mph as he approached the station but has …

Investigation of New Jersey Train Crash Continues as Questions Remain

The engineer of the New Jersey commuter train that crashed on Thursday told investigators he was fully rested but has no memory of the incident, and a recovered data recorder was not working, a National Transportation Safety Board official said …

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 …