On, January 4, 2017, about 8:18 a.m. eastern standard time, Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) passenger train 2817, consisting of six cars, collided with the platform at the end of track 6 in the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn (a borough of New York City, New York).1 The lead end of the lead car came to rest on top of the concrete platform at the end of the track. (See figure 1.) As result of this accident, 108 people were injured. Damage was estimated at $5.3 million. The accident occurred inside the terminal and was not affected by the weather.