Grand Central Terminal
The canine officers are taught to sniff out explosives and patrol the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and Staten Island Railway.
There were some scary moments aboard a No. 7 train when a fire broke out on the tracks. The incident occurred Monday night on a Queens-bound train near Grand Central Terminal.
New York City officials have announced rezoning plans for the area around Grand Central Terminal including new skyscrapers and transportation improvements.
Police have found several skimmers on ticket machines in the last month. The MTA is reportedly planning to introduce an app that would allow commuters to buy tickets on their smartphones and tablets.
The rail link is projected to be completed in 2023 and cost nearly $11 billion. In 2006, the agency estimated the East Side Access project could be finished by the end of 2013 at a cost of $6.3 billon.
Fed up commuters on the Metro-North Railroad got a chance to give the railroad’s new president a piece of their minds Wednesday.
The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.
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The railroad said it happened at 12:54 a.m. Monday at Park Avenue and East 106th Street.
Completion of the long-awaited project to link the Long Island Rail Road into Grand Central Terminal may now be 2023 and cost $10.7 billion.
Around 7:45 p.m., the computers that run the railroad’s signal system lost power when one of two main power supply units was taken out of service for replacement.
The effort to bring LIRR trains to a new concourse 10 stories beneath Grand Central was at one time an $8 billion project with a 2013 completion date. But the MTA board will reportedly be told the project could top $10 billion and won’t be ready until 2021 or later.
Nearly 200 Metro-North passengers were stranded in freezing temperatures when their train lost power Wednesday night.
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The annual New York City SantaCon bar crawl is underway despite the wintry weather.