Cab cameras could be coming to LIRR, other public railroads

Metro-North service back on track following derailment

The MTA says it expects only scattered delays. (January 12, 2014 2:04 PM)

Federal railroad officials have announced that a proposal to install video cameras on trains to monitor their drivers may be in place later this year. The proposal calls for cameras to be installed in train cabs to record dangerous behavior by drivers, plus outward-facing cameras that scan the tracks. The National Transportation Safety Board has been urging the Railroad Administration to boost...

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