New York: Metro-North’s legal costs soar to $90M for Spuyten Duyvil and other rail accidents

By Thomas C. Zambito,; February 12, 2018

Metro-North has spent nearly $90 million to resolve legal claims for deaths and injuries arising from a series of derailments and fatal errors dating to 2013, The Journal News/lohud has learned.

Fueling the surge is at least $60 million to cover claims stemming from the December 2013 derailment of a Hudson Line train near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx, which killed four and injured dozens of others. Among those injured was a Metro-North employee who was paralyzed.

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