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Metro-North accidents focus of federal hearings

Posted By rob On September 25, 2013 @ 9:04 am In Amtrak/Commuter News,News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

HARTFORD, Conn. – An October hearing will be held to address railroad issues including track inspection and maintenance as well as safety standards for both passengers and workers, federal officials investigating two recent Metro-North Railroad accidents in Connecticut announced Tuesday.

Representatives of Metro-North, government officials, labor unions and others will be witnesses Oct. 22-23 and discuss track work, crash standards for railroad passenger cars, protection of on-track work zones and organizational safety.

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