bronx http://wshu.org en Metro-North introduces new safety protocol; Senators urge additional measure http://wshu.org/post/metro-north-introduces-new-safety-protocol-senators-urge-additional-measure <p>The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says some new safety protections are going into effect on Metro-North Railroad.</p><p>They include a system to warn train operators when they approach certain areas and will automatically apply the train's emergency brakes if it doesn't slow down.</p><p>The changes were directed in an emergency order &nbsp;by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Federal Railroad Administration.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:00:05 +0000 Dan Katz 9569 at http://wshu.org Metro-North introduces new safety protocol; Senators urge additional measure