July 30, 2014

Derailment inspires call for rail safety reforms

capitolWASHINGTON – A bill introduced in the House of Representatives this week calls for sweeping rail safety reforms in the wake of the train derailment in Spuyten Duyvil last December that killed four and injured dozens of others.

The comprehensive legislation was proposed by three of Connecticut’s representatives to Congress – Rosa DeLauro, Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty – along with Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-Westchester).

Read the complete story at the Hudson Valley Reporter.