Saturday, May 18, 2013

Life is about timing

This is the train my daughter, Nikki, normally takes home from Manhattan to CT. Friday, she left one hour earlier.

  Dozens injured in head-on train crash in Connecticut   BBC - May 18, 2013
More than 60 people were injured, at least two critically, after a head-on, rush-hour collision between two commuter trains near New York City. Hundreds of people were on the trains involved in Friday evening's crash just outside Bridgeport, Connecticut. Officials said a train that left New York City's Grand Central Station en route to New Haven, Connecticut, derailed then was hit by another train. Amtrak has suspended its service between New York and Boston.

Probe begins after Conn. commuter trains crash   AP - May 18, 2013
Two commuter trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in an accident that sent about 70 people to the hospital, severely damaged the tracks and threatened to snarl travel in the congested Northeast Corridor. Three patients remained in critical condition Saturday morning, with two of those stable, according to officials at two Bridgeport hospitals.