Regular Metro-North Hudson Line Service Remains Suspended Throughout Weekend
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The freight train derailment in the Bronx is far from being fixed.
Regular service on Metro-North’s Hudson Line south of Yonkers will be suspended for the entire weekend.
Metro-North says limited Hudson Line service will operate between Poughkeepsie and Yonkers stations, including hourly service through the weekend.
Spokeswoman Marjorie Anders said 10 of the freight train’s 24 cars derailed around 8:40 p.m. Thursday between the Spuyten Duyvil and Riverdale stations. The train was moving garbage from New York City.
The area where the derailment occurred has just one track in each direction.
Anders said the tracks in that section of the railroad were fouled. No trains were stranded because of the service suspension.
The Hudson line runs from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie, about 80 miles north.
There were no reports of injuries.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Animal Care & Control of NYC Hosts Second Pit Bowl
- Police: Shoplifters Attack Gas Station Employee In Englewood, NJ
- Thieves Slam Into Newark, Bloomfield Fast Food Restaurants, Steal ATMs
- FDNY Firefighter Reunites Dog Missing For 5 Months With Owner
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)