commuter train News

Inspectors Scrutinize NJ Transit’s Bad Brakes, Bare Wires, Rotten Parts

Federal inspectors found scores of New Jersey Transit train cars riddled with fire risks, faulty brakes and electrical hazards as they scrutinized the troubled railroad that brings 95,000 workers to Manhattan daily. One engine was so defective it was declared …

Light Rail Crash in Austin Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Hurt

Police say one person has been killed and two hurt after a Central Texas light rail commuter train hit a car during rush hour. Capital Metro spokeswoman Eric McKewen says the accident happened Monday morning at a rail crossing in …

Mom, 2 Kids Hurt in Utah After Commuter Train Hits Van

Police are trying to determine why a 34-year-old mother drove a van in front of a commuter train in Kaysville, Utah, while her two small children were inside. The woman was in critical condition with a skull fracture after the …