Federal review finds that New York's Metro-North Railroad has poor safety culture

  • by: JIM FITZGERALD , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 14, 2014 - 7:50 PM

NEW YORK — Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, allowed safety to erode while pushing to keep its trains on time, resulting in a lax culture of inadequate inspections, poor training and inappropriate cellphone use, according to a stinging federal report prompted by a deadly derailment.

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