Accidents

Driver Killed By LIRR Train In Brentwood

The average evening commute on the MTA Long Island Rail Road is usually a nightmare for riders as they tend to know to expect some sort of issue to creep up. However last night it went beyond the nightmare stage for riders on the Ronkonkoma line who saw service suspended in both directions between Farmingdale […]


LIRR Accident & Service Update

As you most likely know by now, the MTA Long Island Rail Road had an accident earlier this morning when a Far Rockaway train derailed at Atlantic Terminal. Here is the latest accident & service update: Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman Thomas F. Prendergast provided media with an update on this […]


LIRR Train Derailment

Catching up on transit news from the last few days, the world of rail transportation had another black eye over the weekend as a LIRR commuter train derailed after sideswiping a maintenance train just east of the New Hyde Park station. Sarah Maslin Nir & Emily Palmer of the New York Times has more: Thirty-three […]


Paul Roper Pleads Not Guilty

Back in the beginning of November, I blogged about the horrific accident that saw Carol Bell killed by a NYC Transit bus. I had opined about how I was very curious as to the investigation results as the preliminary report had me questioning how the driver could not have known he hit someone. A mere […]


NJ Transit Train Strikes Vehicle

Photo of the NJ Transit train & crushed Hyundai Sonata courtesy of Twitter user @andrewtavani. Approximately 400 passengers & crew on a northbound NJ Transit train had a nightmarish commute Thursday night after their train hit a car in Patterson. Paul Milo of NJ.com has more: A train struck a vehicle in Paterson Thursday night, […]