Discussion relating to the PRR, up to 1968. Visit the PRR Technical & Historical Society for more information.
  by shlustig
Located between Rahway and Perth Amboy.

Train #733 (Eng. 2445 / 10 coaches / 1 club car - Jersey City to Bay Head Jct.) derailed and overturned on a shoofly at a highway underpass construction site.

83 passengers and 1 employee died, and 345 passengers and 5 employees were injured.

Site was protected only by a New York Divisional General Order; no temporary fixed signals (temporary speed restriction signs).

ICC recommended that the PRR install a train control system.