Metro-North fined $552,000 in safety violations over the past decade
(Source: Associated Press, April 18, 2014)
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Metro-North, the nationís second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday. The Connecticut Democrat announced the fines for 139 violations since 2004 in his latest bid to draw attention to what he describes as a need to restore safety and reliability to the railroad.
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Monday, April 21, 2014
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