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Derailment of Long Island Railroad passenger train in Brooklyn, NY

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  • Accident No: DCA17FR002
  • Accident Type: Office of Railroad
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date: 1/4/2017

The NTSB launched a team to investigate an accident that occurred on January 4, 2017 at 8:20 AM EST in Brooklyn, NY.  A Long Island Railroad passenger train struck a bumping post, derailed an unknown number of cars, and resulted in multiple injuries.


Special Investigation Report - Special Investigation Report - End-of-Track Collisions at Terminal Stations: Hoboken, New Jersey, September 29, 2016 and Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn, New York, January 4, 2017 (SIR1801)

Contact: NTSB Media Relations
Peter Knudson
(202) 314-6100