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Man Caused Delays After Jumping In Front Of Train

Posted: March 29, 2019 | Categories: Train Accidents

When it comes to subway and railway deaths in New York, suicide is the primary cause of death. In 2013, there were 28 deaths by a subway train. Of those, 16 were attributed to suicide. That number is down from 2010 when a staggering 35 of 51 fatalities were believed to be suicide. Hudson Valley […]


Wood Falls From Train, Pierces Windshield Of Motorist

Posted: March 6, 2019 | Categories: Train Accidents

The New York transit system, which consists of both subways and above ground trains, is the busiest in the United States. In 2016, 5.7 million people rode the subway on the average weekday. This makes the New York subway system the 7th busiest in the world. However, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or MTA, is struggling […]


Van Struck By Two LIRR Trains At Dangerous Crossing

Posted: March 4, 2019 | Categories: Train Accidents

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) crossing which was the site of a fatal accident last week is one of the busiest and most dangerous crossings. Some 200 commuter trains pass by the crossing every day, some traveling at speeds of 80 miles per hour. It was so dangerous that the city had decided to […]


Train And Truck Collide On Long Island

Posted: February 27, 2019 | Categories: Train Accidents

Operation Lifesaver began in 1972, their focus was to help prevent train versus auto collisions, which were responsible for 12,000 collisions between trains and autos annually. Since they began operation, that number has experienced a steep decline of 83% by 2017, when there were only 2,100 such collisions. The organization focuses on education, including educating […]


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