New York State comptroller: Long Island Rail Road ‘not always in compliance’ during records check

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; November 7, 2018

A state audit found several problems with the LIRR’s maintenance of black box train event recorders, including several malfunctions of the devices and lax inspection procedures.

The audit from the office of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli looked at LIRR maintenance records for its train event recorders — often referred to as “black boxes” — from January 2014 to February 2017, and found the agency’s practices were “not always in compliance” with standards.

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