LIRR fires engineer who let passenger drive train
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The Long Island Rail Road on Friday fired an engineer accused of allowing a passenger to operate a rush-hour train between Hicksville and Long Island City in July, officials said.
Ronald Cabrera's termination follows a two-month internal disciplinary review by the LIRR. The railroad cited Cabrera's "failure to protect passengers, the public, his fellow employees and himself by allowing...