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Metro-North Railroad

New President Takes Over At Metro-North Railroad

Joseph Giulietti took over at the helm for Howard Permut at a time when the railroad is dealing with a number of issues.

02/10/2014

Howard Permut, President of the MTA Metro-North Railroad.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Report: Metro-North Railroad President To Leave Post

A published report said Monday night that the president of the Metro-North Railroad has decided to step down.

01/06/2014

A train car on Metro North's New Haven Line (Credit MTA/Metro North)

Metro-North, Con Edison Vow To Prevent Outages

Con Edison President Craig Ivey and MTA Metro-North Railroad President Howard Permut testified Monday in Bridgeport during a congressional field hearing organized by Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal.

10/28/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Delays Snarl Metro-North Commuters For 6th Day

Gov. Dan Malloy said Metro-North commuters can expect a “very reduced schedule” on Monday compared with a normal peak period. Trains are expected to run at 50 percent capacity on the New Haven line.

09/30/2013

Metro-North News Conference

Slight Relief Coming For Metro-North New Haven Line Riders

The Metro-North Railroad on Sunday announced that some slight service improvements are on the horizon for New Haven Line for the start of the work week Monday.

09/29/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Malloy: ‘Catastrophic Failure’ On Metro-North New Haven Line

Tens of thousands of commuters traveling into and out of New York City are scrambling to devise alternative routes after a power failure on Metro-North’s New Haven line brought service to a creep.

09/26/2013

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

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line M-8 Rail Car (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Metro-North Installing Safety Devices On Railroad In Wake Of Track Foreman’s Death

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Metro-North will install shunts on portions of its New Haven line within the next four weeks which work crews can attach to rails in a work zone to alert controllers.

06/21/2013

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

Limited Metro-North, Amtrak Service Resumes Between NY, New Haven

Limited Metro-North Railroad and full Amtrak train service resumed at around 3 p.m. Tuesday between New York and New Haven, according to the MTA.

05/21/2013

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

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line M-8 Train at Grand Central Terminal (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Metro-North Adding Dozens Of Trains To Its Schedules

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.

10/04/2012

Railroad Tracks (file / credit: clipart.com)

Metro-North Employees Honored For Daring Rescue

Four Metro-North Railroad employees were honored Thursday morning at a breakfast in New Haven for a daring rescue along the tracks in West Haven.

04/12/2012

Metro-North President Howard Permut - Cortlandt, NY - Feb 15, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Cortlandt Metro-North Station Adds 700+ Parking Spaces

It’s not everyday that hundreds of new train station parking spaces open up in Metro-North territory, but that’s what has happened at the Cortlandt station.

02/15/2012

Irene's damage along the Metro-North Railroad tracks is seen from Chopper 880 - Sloatsburg, NY - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Limited Train Service To Return To Port Jervis Line Monday

Since Hurricane Irene hit, service has been out on Metro-North Railroad’s Port Jervis Line.

09/15/2011

Metro-North Railroad Train (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Heat Incident Prompts Meeting Between Metro-North, Westport Emergency Responders

Metro-North officials have agreed to meet with emergency responders from Westport to address concerns that passengers were stuck on a train last week in triple-digit heat.

07/26/2011

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