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At Least 33 Injured After LIRR Train Derailment

At least 33 people were injured after a Long Island Railroad (LIRR) passenger train partially derailed a half mile east of New Hyde Park, officials said. The train had sideswiped a stationary maintenance car, officials said.   All the victims suffered non-life threatening injuries, Nassau County Executive Ed…

New York Doles Out $38M For Commuter Rail Accident Settlements

The legal costs for two Metro-North derailments, including one of the deadliest crashes in the commuter railroad’s 33-year history, was more than $38.4 million and is set to climb in the years ahead, a Journal News report has found.   Most of the payouts went to injured passengers…

VT Tracks Where Amtrak Train Derailed Has Had Multiple Accidents Before

The train tracks where an Amtrak train derailed as a result of a rockslide in Vermont on Monday has had 54 accidents since 2006, including 14 derailments, according to the New York Times.   According to federal records, the New England Central Railroad has had four accidents that…

Seven People Hurt From Amtrak Train Derailment In Vermont

A southbound Amtrak train left seven people injured in a derailment in central Vermont on Monday morning. There have been no reported deaths, officials said. The accident occurred in the town of Northfield, just 10 miles south of the state’s capital, Montpelier.   “The car was shaking from…

Three Injured After G Train Derails In Brooklyn

Three people were hurt when a subway train derailed in Brooklyn on the G line, according to officials. The train’s two front wheels derailed 700 feet north of the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station, which prompted service changes and halted service between Church Avenue and Bedford-Nostrand Avenues in both directions.  …

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