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Transportation Nation

NYPD: We're Also Investigating Critical Collisions, Not Just Fatal Ones

Monday, September 30, 2013

In its first City Council hearing since revamping its Collision Investigation Squad, NYPD officers said the unit was investigating more crashes -- and staffing up.

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WNYC News

Metro-North Track Inspected 2 Days Before Derailment, Official Says

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

An official at the Federal Railroad Administration says the agency inspected the area where a commuter train derailed and collided with another in Connecticut last week just two days before the accident.

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Transportation Nation

Video: Chewed Up Tracks At Derailment Site

Monday, May 20, 2013

WNYC

Two thousand feet of chewed up track and bent rails is a lot.  This MTA video shows the magnitude of the job ahead at the place where two trains collided Friday. Purposefully so, so you don't get too mad while it takes a while to get Metro-North service fully up and running. Officials say that could take well into the week.

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Transportation Nation

After Derailment, MTA, CT DOT Cobble Together Bus Service While Connecticut Track Is Repaired

Sunday, May 19, 2013

The MTA and Connecticut DOT will be offering bus and train shuttle service this week while the tracks and overhead lines are repaired at the site of Friday's collision.  But the transportation authority is cautioning passengers to plan for significant travel delays, and to expect crowded trains and buses.

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Transportation Nation

Train Collision in Connecticut Injures 72, Worst in Decades

Saturday, May 18, 2013

WNYC

Two Metro-North trains collided near Bridgeport, Connecticut, Friday during the height of the evening rush hour, injuring some 72 passengers, 3 critically. Train service to New Haven is suspended at least through the weekend, and Amtrak is suspending all Northeast Corridor between New York and New Haven indefinitely.

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Studio 360

The Large Hadron Collider Is a Smash Hit

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

After 15 years and several false starts, the Large Hadron Collider research program has finally begun.  Early this morning, 3300 feet below the Swiss-French border near Geneva, it successfully smashed two protons at record-setting energies.

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