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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Since Hurricane Irene hit, service has been out on Metro-North Railroad’s Port Jervis Line.
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.
NJ Transit riders are pretty vocal about the “quiet commute” program in which riders refrain from cellphone calls and mute their electronic devices.
Metro North is starting to roll out its new rail cars and these new cars have made many technological leaps.