New Jersey Transit trains suck: federal inspectors

New Jersey Transit trains are plagued by dangerous issues such as exposed wires, fire hazards and broken equipment – and it was slapped with nearly 800 violations by federal inspectors last year, according to a report Wednesday. Forty-two percent of violations discovered by the US Federal Railroad Administration were

Smoke floods multiple cars during subway ride

Smoke flooded several subway cars traveling between Manhattan and Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon, according to riders and photos. The conductor on straphanger Nicole Hensley’s train informed passengers they were going to pass though it, and cautioned them not to open any doors or windows. “We just cruised through a whole

Amtrak train breaks apart at 125 mph

A high-speed Amtrak train bound for Penn Station broke apart as it was cruising through Maryland on Tuesday, sources told The Post. The 2150 Acela was traveling from Washington, DC, to the Big Apple when the incident happened at about 6:30 a.m. The train was traveling at about 125

Amtrak train was traveling on wrong track before fatal crash

An Amtrak train traveling from New York City to Miami appeared to be on the wrong track because of a bad switch when it slammed into parked CSX freight train early Sunday, killing two and injuring more than 100, South Carolina’s governor said. “It appears to me that the

Bizarre train brawl ends in a hug

One minute these two guys are full-on bashing each other with grappling moves Conor McGregor would be proud of, the next minute it looks like they’re best mates. The incredible altercation, which was captured on an unspecified Sydney train service yesterday, was caught on camera and uploaded onto Facebook

New Jersey Transit head says train commute felt like ‘Dunkirk’

The soon-to-be leader of NJ Transit admitted Tuesday that the failing system leaves riders feeling as stranded as soldiers “at Dunkirk.” Kevin Corbett, who was named executive director of the agency, said he knows how frustrating the railway is — because he commuted by train from Mendham this past

Subway surfer dies after falling off moving train

A man fell to his death while surfing on top of a moving subway car during the Friday rush-hour commute, according to law enforcement sources. The 29-year old male fell between two subway cars while riding on the roof of a southbound A train at 168th street and Broadway

Passenger riding train in Chicago doused with chemicals

Chicago police reportedly arrested a man riding a Chicago Transit Authority train during rush hour Thursday after they said he doused another passenger with chemicals and sparking a small fire. The Chicago Tribune reported that a 26-year-old woman was on a southbound Red Line train when she was splashed

Black sludge pours out of sink on LIRR train

— Paola Pachon (@Paohlaa23) January 15, 2018 A passenger aboard a Long Island Rail Road train out of Penn Station went into the bathroom to wash her hands — only to have a stream of black sludge come out of the faucet. “Today the LIRR hit a new unsanitary low,”

Person hit by freight train on LIRR causes delays

A freight train traveling on Long Island Rail Road tracks in Mineola hit a person just before 2 p.m. Monday, snarling commuter traffic, officials said. The person was standing on the tracks, officials said. His condition was unknown. Because of the incident, LIRR service is suspended in both directions on

‘No Pants Subway’ riders brave freezing temperatures

As temperatures dipped below freezing, intrepid straphangers still flocked to the city’s subways to take part in Sunday’s annual “No Pants Subway Ride.” “The turnout is definitely down this year,” said LJ Geraghty, who has traveled to the Big Apple for 14 straight years to take part in the

Man rescued after getting pinned by subway

Dramatic video footage shows rescuers coming to the aid of a man who became pinned between the train and platform in a Manhattan subway station after he stumbled onto the tracks early Sunday. The 35-year-old victim was standing on the southbound platform at the 33rd Street 4, 5 and