NTSB Urges More Metro-North Safety Changes Post-Crash

Law360, New York (February 19, 2014, 6:46 PM EST) -- The National Transportation Safety Board pushed New York's Metro-North Railroad on Tuesday to make more systematic safety changes in the wake of a deadly December train crash, saying the steps it has taken so far are not enough.

The federal agency is investigating a Dec. 1 accident in which a commuter train with a dozing engineer sped off the tracks while traveling nearly three times the speed limit. The derailment in the Bronx killed four people and injured more than 60.

After receiving input from the Federal...
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