Derailment

Crews remove a derailed freight car from the Metro-North tracks near Spuyten Duyvil. (credit: MTA)

MTA: Hudson Line Service To Be Back For Morning Commute

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.

07/21/2013

Ten cars of a freight train hauling garbage derailed on Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line in the Bronx on Thursday, July 18, 2013. (MTA Photos/Flickr.)

Travel Woes Continue On Metro-North Hudson Line After Derailment

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.

07/19/2013

Metro-North train derails near Spuyten Duyvil on the Hudson line, July 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Derailment To Hamstring Morning Commute For Metro-North Hudson Line Customers

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.

07/18/2013

Passengers board a Long Island Rail Road in Mineola - June 19, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Amtrak: Track Problem To Blame For LIRR Derailment

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.

06/19/2013

A Long Island Rail Road train derailed at Penn Station Monday. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Near-Normal’ Commute Finally Expected, Over 24 Hours After LIRR Derailment

At long last, a “near-normal” commute was expected Wednesday, in the wake of a derailment that damaged tracks and switches.

06/18/2013

LIRR Derailed Train

Long Island Rail Road Train Derails Not Long After Leaving Penn Station

A Long Island Rail Road train headed to Hempstead derailed early Monday evening just after leaving Penn Station.

06/17/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

NTSB: Track Inspection Found Problems 2 Days Before Metro-North Crash

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.

06/05/2013

Passengers had to be evacuated from a No. 1 line subway train in Harlem on May 29, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

No. 1 Subway Service Resumes After Train Derailment In Harlem

Crews worked through the night to repair the third rail and protection boards, the MTA said. The cause for the derailment remains under investigation.

05/30/2013

No. 1 Line Disruption

No. 1 Subway Line Shut Down Due To Derailment In Harlem

A No. 1 subway train derailed on the elevated tracks in Harlem Tuesday night, leaving passengers stranded for over an hour and shutting down much of the line for most of the night.

05/29/2013

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

NTSB: Maintenance Work Done Last Month On Track Near Conn. Train Derailment

About 700 people were on board the trains on May 17 when one heading east from Grand Central Terminal to New Haven derailed just outside Bridgeport.

05/24/2013

Connecticut state investigators examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Service To Be Back By Wednesday Morning

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.

05/20/2013

Two Metro-North trains collided in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Wrecked Metro-North Trains Removed From Connecticut Tracks

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.

05/19/2013

Close-up of the damage from the Conn. Metro-North collision. (credit: Fairfield Police)

NTSB Probes Connecticut Metro-North Derailment That Injured 60

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.

05/18/2013

Long Island Rail Road Train (file / credit: LIRR)

LIRR Service Set To Return To Normal After Derailment

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.

03/24/2013

Heavy machinery and crews are working to replace nearly 3/4 mile of LIRR track following Monday's derailment. March 21, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

LIRR Derailment Repairs Expected To Be Complete By Monday Morning Commute

Specialized machinery has been working to dig up the nearly 1,600 damaged concrete railroad ties to replace them with fresh ones.

03/21/2013

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