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  1. Google technology to alert drivers nearing rail crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Newsday

    A train struck a vehicle on the tracks at the Mill Road crossing in Riverhead on June 18, 2015, a Long Island Rail Road spokesman said. Photo Credit: News 12 A train struck a vehicle on the tracks at the Mill Road crossing in Riverhead on June 18, 2015, a Long Island Rail Road spokesman said.

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  2. $15B MTA budget gap won't be plugged by fare hikes, Prendergast saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Newsday

    MTA president Thomas F. Prendergast speaks to the press after a board meeting in lower Manhattan on April 29, 2015. Photo Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang MTA president Thomas F. Prendergast speaks to the press after a board meeting in lower Manhattan on April 29, 2015.

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  3. MTA to get $1 billion federal loan for LIRR, Metro-North safety improvements, Cuomo saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Newsday

    New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo arrives to the site of a collision between a train and vehicle in Valhalla, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Photo Credit: AP / Seth Wenig New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo arrives to the site of a collision between a train and vehicle in Valhalla, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.

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  4. Driver gets stuck, frees car, near site of NY train crash, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Newsday

    Police say a driver got stuck between railroad crossing gates and escaped, not far from the crossing where a fiery crash between a train and another car killed six people last month. But on Saturday, Westchester County officials say the driver freed her car by backing up and breaking a crossing arm.

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  5. Metro-North crash report does not explain why SUV was on tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Newsday

    NTSB investigators inspect the site of a crash between a Metro-North train and an SUV on Feb. 4, 2015. Photo Credit: NTSB NTSB investigators inspect the site of a crash between a Metro-North train and an SUV on Feb. 4, 2015.

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  6. Schumer seeks more funding to upgrade dangerous rail crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Newsday

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer places flowers Feb. 6, 2015 at the site on Commerce Street where a Metro North Train struck a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, Westchester, on Tuesday , resulting in a fiery crash that caused six fatalities. Photo Credit: Uli Seit U.S. Senator Charles Schumer places flowers Feb. 6, 2015 at the site on Commerce Street where a Metro North Train struck a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, Westchester, on Tuesday , resulting in a fiery crash that caused six fatalities.

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  7. Schumer seeks more funds to upgrade dangerous rail crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Newsday

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer places flowers Feb. 6, 2015 at the site on Commerce Street where a Metro North Train struck a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, Westchester, on Tuesday , resulting in a fiery crash that caused six fatalities. Photo Credit: Uli Seit U.S. Senator Charles Schumer places flowers Feb. 6, 2015 at the site on Commerce Street where a Metro North Train struck a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, Westchester, on Tuesday , resulting in a fiery crash that caused six fatalities.

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  8. Senators want improvement in railroad grade crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Newsday

    Two U.S. senators are calling for an increase in federal funds to lessen the dangers of railroad grade crossings. Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut say they will introduce a bill that would upgrade safety at accident-prone crossings.

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  9. Fatal Metro-North crash puts focus on reducing railroad crossing accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Newsday

    A southbound Metro-North commuter train passes the train crossing at Commerce Street in Valhalla, Wednesday, Feb. 05, 2015. Six people were killed when a Metro-North trains struck a SUV at this crossing.

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  10. Investigators want to know if third rail design made Metro-North crash deadlierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Newsday

    It was a hellish scenario investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 12 pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether the rail's unusual design explains why the crash was so deadly.

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  11. Engineer assisted passengers, carried one to safety, NTSB saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Newsday

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer places flowers Feb. 6, 2015 at the site on Commerce Street where a Metro North Train struck a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, Westchester, on Tuesday , resulting in a fiery crash that caused six fatalities. Photo Credit: Uli Seit U.S. Senator Charles Schumer places flowers Feb. 6, 2015 at the site on Commerce Street where a Metro North Train struck a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, Westchester, on Tuesday , resulting in a fiery crash that caused six fatalities.

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  12. Metro-North engineer assisted passengers, carried one to safety, investigators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Newsday

    The Metro-North train involved in a crash with an SUV is examined by an NTSB official in February 2014. Photo Credit: NTSB The Metro-North train involved in a crash with an SUV is examined by an NTSB official in February 2014.

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  13. Charles Schumer: 'Gut-wrenching' view of burned-out Metro-North train carRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Newsday

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer places flowers Feb. 6, 25 at the site on Commerce Street where a Metro North Train struck a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, Westchester, on Tuesday evening, resulting in a fiery crash that caused 6 fatalities. Photo Credit: Uli Seit Federal lawmakers who viewed a commuter train burnt in a fatal crash with a vehicle at a rail crossing questioned whether the damage could have been less extreme with better technology, from improved lighting to stronger rails.

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  14. Rabbi: Driver killed in SUV-train crash was 'beautiful soul'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Newsday

    People arrive for the funeral of Ellen Brody at Chabad of the Rivertowns, in Dobbs Ferry, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Photo Credit: AP / Richard Drew The SUV driver involved in a train wreck that claimed six lives was "a beautiful soul" who always took a genuine interest in others, her rabbi said Friday outside her funeral.

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  15. Engineer 'put on the brakes' when he saw SUV on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Newsday

    Steven and Jeanette Smalls hold a picture of their son, Steven Jr., inside their Medford home Thursday morning, Feb. 5, 2014. Photo Credit: James Carbone Steven and Jeanette Smalls hold a picture of their son, Steven Jr., inside their Medford home Thursday morning, Feb. 5, 2014.

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  16. Commuters nervous, but still take Metro-North homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Newsday

    NTSB investigators inspect the site of a crash between a Metro-North train and an SUV on Feb. 4, 2015. Photo Credit: NTSB NTSB investigators inspect the site of a crash between a Metro-North train and an SUV on Feb. 4, 2015.

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  17. Harlem Line service resumes as NTSB investigates Metro-North fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Newsday

    NTSB investigators inspect the site of a crash between a Metro-North train and an SUV on Feb. 4, 2015. A Twitter photo shows the front of the Metro-North train that hit a car on the tracks near Valhalla, N.Y., on Feb. 3. 2015.

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  18. Commuters nervous, but take Metro-North homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Newsday

    Several Metro-North Railroad commuters on Wednesday boarded their trains at Grand Central Terminal for their usual trips home, despite fears raised by Tuesday night's fatal derailment in Valhalla. "It's pretty scary," said Keisha Eddie, 23, who works for a midtown public relations firm.

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  19. Survivors describe chaotic scene after Metro North crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Newsday

    Several people were killed when a Metro-North Railroad train struck a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, N.Y. on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Photo Credit: Justin Kaback Several people were killed when a Metro-North Railroad train struck a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, N.Y. on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.

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  20. Metro-North engineer led passengers to safety amid chaos, incident commander saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Newsday

    Investigators examine the charred front car of a Metro-North commuter train and remains of the SUV it struck in Valhalla, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Investigators examine the charred front car of a Metro-North commuter train and remains of the SUV it struck in Valhalla, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015.

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