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  • U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, left, and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, comment during a news conference on a report by the Federal Railroad Administration about the Metro-North Railroad, at the information booth in New York's Grand Central Terminal, Friday, March 14, 2014. Metro-North commuter railroad has allowed an overemphasis on train times to "routinely" overshadow its safety operations, according to an FRA review that was released Friday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Review blasts NY railroad after fatal derailment

    Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, allowed safety to erode while pushing to keep its trains on time, resulting in a lax culture of inadequate inspections, poor training and inappropriate cellphone use, according to a stinging federal report prompted by a deadly derailment.

  • Metro-North delivers improvement plan to Conn.

    Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti (joo-LEH'-tee) has given Connecticut's transportation commissioner a preliminary 100-day improvement plan.

  • Metro-North execs pledge changes to boost service

    The Metro-North Railroad has failed commuters who are fed up with late trains, concerns about safety, rising fares and other chronic problems, Connecticut lawmakers bluntly told the transit agency's two top executives Thursday.

  • Blumenthal to meet with Metro-North chief in Conn.

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is the latest Connecticut politician to meet with the new president of Metro-North Railroad.

  • Conn.'s Malloy to meet with new Metro-North chief

    Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to meet privately with the new president of Metro-North Railroad.

  • Head of NY-Conn.'s Metro-North Railroad to retire

    NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime transit official who helped form the nation's second-busiest railroad said Thursday he would retire as its president at the end of the month following a year of problems including a derailment that caused the first passenger deaths in its history.

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