Derailments prompt N.Y. MTA safety review

September 25, 2013

NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has asked six railroad and transportation experts to examine recent safety-related incidents at three of its operating subsidiaries.

The panel will study the causes of recent derailments at Metro-North, the Long Island Rail Road and New York City Transit, examine maintenance and inspection programs and review safety procedures and the overall safety culture.

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