Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.
The wrecked Metro-North trains from the accident last week that left dozens of people injured were set to be removed from the tracks in Connecticut Sunday.
Investigators have begun their probe — and have not ruled out foul play — following the derailment and collision of two crowded Metro-North trains in Connecticut.
The Long Island Rail Road expects to resume regular service Monday, a week after a non-passenger train derailed at Rego Park, Queens, and destroyed nearly a mile of track.
Specialized machinery has been working to dig up the nearly 1,600 damaged concrete railroad ties to replace them with fresh ones.
Long Island Rail Road riders should allow extra time and expect delays and cancellations Tuesday morning, following a derailment.
A movable bridge in Paulsboro, N.J., where a freight train derailed last year will be replaced.
Officials said Saturday that there may have been a problem with a signal at a South Jersey bridge just before a trail derailed there, spewing a hazardous chemical into the air that sickened dozens of people.
Trains are back on schedule for New Jersey Transit after a switch problem Friday disrupted morning service for commuters.
Northeast Corridor, New Jersey Coast Line and Midtown Direct trains were affected earlier Thursday, according to NJ Transit.
This morning’s commute was much smoother, with NJ Transit having recovered from this week’s derailment. But it might not be smooth for much longer.
A fire department spokesman says the derailment of a No. 6 train occurred near the 125th Street station at 4:14 a.m. Wednesday.
Commuters who were dreading their subway commute home can breathe a sigh of relief.
The Long Island Rail Road says it expects to have regular service restored by Friday morning, however, it will continue to have a “significantly reduced” rush-hour schedule Thursday afternoon.
There is no light at the end of the tunnel for Long Island Rail Road commuters — at least until Friday at the earliest.