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Sources: Metro-North President Will Retire at End of Month

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After an accident-plagued year, sources tell NY1 that the president of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Metro-North Railroad is stepping down.

Sources tell NY1 that Howard Permut will be retiring at the end of this month.

He had been head of Metro-North since 2008.

Permut has come under fire after a serious of accidents, most recently the deadly derailment in the Bronx last month.

Four passengers were killed.

It was the first fatal accident in the railroad's history.

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