The MTA said the new protections will warn engineers of approaching speed reductions and automatically apply the train’s emergency brakes if speed is not lowered to the 30 mph maximum in the curve.
The Metro-North train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve in the Bronx was traveling at 82 mph at the time, a federal official said Monday.
The Metro-North Rail Road will continue to provide shuttle buses and direct Hudson Line commuters to subway trains Tuesday, following the derailment in the Bronx that left four people dead.
Trains on the Metro-North Harlem line were delayed during the evening rush in the Bronx Monday evening, following a disruption by a broken rail.
Work is set to start in early July and least at least nine weeks.
On The Metro-North Railroad, both the Harlem and Hudson Lines are on their normal weekday schedules, but the New Haven Line has service changes and a suspension.
Crews are quickly working to get rail networks back on track following the devastating toll Superstorm Sandy took on New York City Transit and parts of the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad.
You might not even need a train schedule to ride the rails as Metro-North Railroad is adding 79 trains to its three lines starting on Sunday, October 14.
The video, which was posted on YouTube, was taken by passenger John Bingham on a Metro-North train on the Harlem Line as it was heading from Wakefield to Grand Central Station Wednesday morning.
Metro-North Railroad lines are running again after signal problems caused suspensions to and from Grand Central Terminal on the Hudson Line, New Haven Line and Harlem Line.
Metro-North says it is cancelling two inbound trains per line during the morning rush due to unfinished power supply upgrades.
Riders of the Metro-North may be seeing double in a few years.