In wake of derailment, federal officials order immediate changes at NYC commuter rail line

  • by: DAVID B. CARUSO , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 6, 2013 - 6:10 PM

NEW YORK — U.S. transportation officials ordered the Metro-North Railroad on Friday to quickly overhaul its signal system and temporarily put an extra worker in the driver's cab on some routes that have major speed changes, including the one where a speeding commuter train derailed this week, killing four people.

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