The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that the subway accident during which the F train derailed was not due to a defective batch of rails. MTA spokesman, Adam Lisberg, said that the agency had tested 70 rails that came from the same batch and none of them were defective. The MTA is expected to receive additional results of tests conducted on the rail that snapped. The area where the derailment happened had previously been identified by the MTA as having a high concentration of rail breaks and the agency had plans to address the issue.
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