A reported fire on an Amtrak train at Newark Penn Station caused major delays on two NJ TRANSIT lines Saturday afternoon.
A truck hit an overpass on the northbound Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive Wednesday evening, causing major delays for miles.
Metro-North said Sunday that crews made significant progress this weekend in rebuilding 1,500 feet of damaged track. They said they expect to have the second track back in service following Monday’s AM peak service.
Overhead wire problems and track issues caused major headaches for commuters Wednesday evening. Most service issues were resolved by 7 p.m. Trains were expected to be running on schedule for Thursday morning’s commute.
In the wake of the death of a 4-year-old girl on the Upper West Side, the City Council will hold a meeting Monday on reported glitches with the 911 system.
Delays are possible on the Metro-North railroad when temperatures soar, officials warned.
Long Island Rail Road riders should allow extra time and expect delays and cancellations Tuesday morning, following a derailment.
A push has been launched in New Jersey to speed up utilities when new road projects are ready to go.
Trains on the A, C, B and D subway lines were delayed Monday afternoon after a woman was hit by a train at the 125th Street station in Harlem.
Metro-North says trains on the New Haven line are operating at reduced speeds due to high temperatures. Customers should expect scattered delays.
Amtrak spokesman Cliff Cole said the problem was located somewhere west of Newark, but further details weren’t immediately disclosed.
Westchester County Airport has reopened following a two-hour shutdown. The airport was shutdown due to a suspicious package which was found to be cleaning fluid, according to authorities.
PATH trains are back on schedule. Trains running between Newark and Journal Square had been experiencing 30 minute delays due to a signal problem.
The commuting woes that made life difficult for people struggling to get to work have improved for many in our area following Tropical Storm Irene, but significant challenges remain for many.
It was a complicated morning for many commuters trying to make their way from New Jersey to the Big Apple.