NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Metro-North Train Derailment in Bronx, New York

January 14

The National Transportation Safety Board today released a preliminary report on its investigation into the December 1, 2013 Metro-North Railroad accident that occurred in Bronx, New York.

The southbound train, which consisted of seven passenger cars and one locomotive, derailed on the Metro-North Hudson Line. Four individuals were killed as a result of the derailment and dozens of others were injured.

The full report can be found here.

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