July 18, 2013 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

11 years ago on July 18th, 2013

A CSX freight train derails in the Bronx near Spuyten Duyvil station

The crash took several days to clean up, impacting commuter train traffic. Metro-North's lack of track maintainence was cited as a contributing factor. A deadly Metro-North derailment would occur near the same area later that year.


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🌎 World History 🌏

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🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 101°F in 1953
Record Low: 57°F in 1925

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