Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been facing tough questions about his whereabouts during the deadly Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx on Sunday morning.
The horror of the Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx Sunday was marked by some inspiring stories of bravery.
The Metro-North Rail Road has announced a plan to provide shuttle bus service Monday morning, following a derailment on the Hudson Line in the Bronx that left four people dead.
The deadly crash in the Bronx Sunday was the second train derailment in just six months for the Metro-North Railroad, and prevents the rail service with another problem in a year already plagued by safety issues.
Metro-North Railroad commuters in Stamford say they’re frustrated with continued delays and long travel times.
The troops will be reacting to a fake chemical spill at the Westchester County Fire Training Center and nearby Camp Smith in Cortlandt Manor, which is used by the National Guard.
The railroad says all trains are running with scattered delays of up to 15 minutes until 10 p.m. After 10 p.m., bus service will connect commuters to shuttle train service.
Service is expected to resume on Metro-North’s Hudson line in time for the Monday morning commute, following a suspension triggered by a freight train derailment Thursday night. The transit agency said delays were possible for the morning rush hour.
Riders who use Metro-North’s Hudson Line had a tough Friday commute and traveling on the rails over the weekend was expected to be rough as well.
A freight train derailment in the Bronx has forced service on Metro-North’s Hudson line to be suspended indefinitely, the transit agency announced Thursday night.
A track issue was likely to blame for a derailment on the Long Island Rail Road that left hundreds of commuters stranded this week, Amtrak announced Wednesday.
At long last, a “near-normal” commute was expected Wednesday, in the wake of a derailment that damaged tracks and switches.
A Long Island Rail Road train headed to Hempstead derailed early Monday evening just after leaving Penn Station.
The inspection on May 15 found an insulated rail joint with inadequate supporting ballast and indications of vertical movement of the track system, the NTSB said.
Crews worked through the night to repair the third rail and protection boards, the MTA said. The cause for the derailment remains under investigation.