Train accidents

New York Train Crashes Into Vehicle on Tracks

L.I.R.R. Train Collides With Passenger Vehicle, Causing Three Fatalities and More Injuries Anyone who works in New York or commutes… Read More

Reassessing Metro-North Train Crash and Third Rail Injuries

Commuter Trains Remain Subject of Safety Concerns for New Yorkers After New York Train Accident As a recent article in the… Read More

State Legislators Hear Commuters’ Safety Fears Concerning NJ Transit

New Jersey Commuters Voice Concerns at Safety Meeting Many residents of New Jersey recall the recent fatal NJ Transit train… Read More

NJ Transit to Spend $32.5 Million on Train Safety

More than $32 Million Will Ensure NJ Transit Meets Positive Train Control Installation Deadline  How safe is public transportation in… Read More

New York and New Jersey Senators Seek Regulatory Changes to Ensure Safety on Mass Transit Systems

Charles Schumer and Other Senators Call for Sleep Apnea Testing in Public Transit Operators Are public transit systems in New… Read More

Was Negligence the Cause of the Fatal Hoboken Train Crash?

Tragedy recently struck the New Jersey Transit’s Hoboken Terminal when a speeding train crashed through several safety barriers before ultimately… Read More

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Federal Funding to Prevent Train Accidents

Following Amtrak Crash, Funding Goes Toward Fatal Train Derailment Prevention What is the federal government doing to make rail travel… Read More

Recent Inspection of SEPTA Trains Reveals Potentially Hazardous Defect

SEPTA Passenger Railcars and Structural Defects According to a recent article from, SEPTA authorities in the Philadelphia area have… Read More

Fatal Commuter Train Accident in NYC Metro Area- Can They Be Prevented?

Metro-North Train Strikes Bronx Pedestrian on Tracks Commuter trains can be dangerous whether you are a pedestrian or a passenger…. Read More

Deadly Amtrak Accident May Have Been Prevented With New Safety System

Passenger Train Safety System Goes Live According to a recent article from, Amtrak officials have unveiled a new safety… Read More

SEPTA Trolley Accident in Philadelphia

Nearly Two Dozen Injured, One Fatally, in Trolley Bus Collision How dangerous are SEPTA trolley buses? Should Philadelphia residents be… Read More

$200 Million Damages Cap for Victims of Amtrak Train Accident

Injuries Capped for Amtrak Crash The recent Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia has left victims and their families wondering about the… Read More

Deadly Train Accidents Prompt New Safety Recommendations

NTSB Makes Recommendations Following Metro-North Crash The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) met recently in Washington to discuss a series… Read More

Rail Transit Accident in the Bronx

At the beginning of December, a Metro-North train heading south into Grand Central Station derailed as it took a sharp… Read More

Amtrak Train Accident Takes Life of Philadelphia Man

Train accidents are more common than many suspect, and they often result in death and serious injury. Still, many prefer… Read More