Hudson Line

A Metro-North Harlem Line train hit a car and caught fire in Valhalla on Tuesday, Feb. 3. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Previous Metro-North Accidents Have Prompted Demands For Better Safety

The Metro-North train accident and fire that left six people dead in Valhalla Tuesday followed a string of incidents that have led to demands for safety improvements on the railroad.

02/03/2015

(Photo courtesy of anonymous passenger)

Derailment At Grand Central Snags Metro-North Trains, Leaves Riders Shaken

Service on the Metro-North Railroad was disrupted Wednesday evening after a derailment at Grand Central Terminal.

01/28/2015

Flooded streets in Howard Beach, Queens on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Hit With Flooding, Mudslides Caused By Soaking Rain

The New York City Office of Emergency Management said residents impacted by Wednesday’s flooding should contact 311 to report damage to their homes or businesses. New Yorkers can also report any damage at nyc.gov/311.

05/01/2014

A Metro-North train in Westport, Conn. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Announces New Timetables For Hudson, Harlem And New Haven Lines

Metro-North says the new schedules are “designed to provide substantially improved performance and reliability while accommodating new safety measures.”

04/28/2014

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Getting Into NYC Is More Than Just A Commute

Commuting into New York City is more than just a commute –it’s a lifestyle. But with all the congestion and traffic, we sometimes forget the beautiful scenic views we come across as we head into NYC.

02/24/2014

A man boards a train to North White Plains at Grand Central Terminal  after power was restored following a shutdown of all lines on Jan 23, 2014.  (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

MTA: Human Error To Blame For Glitch That Suspended Metro-North Trains

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.

01/24/2014

A halted Metro-North Train in Tarrytown on Jan. 23, 2014. (Credit: Jonathan Schneider)

Computer Glitch Halts Metro-North Trains For Nearly 2 Hours

According to Metro-North, a signal issue caused the service outage.

01/23/2014

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

Metro-North crews working on Tuesday, Dec. 3, to rebuild tracks that were damaged in Sunday's derailment in the Bronx. (Credit: MTA)

New Metro-North Safety Measures In Place Following Fatal Train Derailment

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.

12/09/2013

Commuters disembark a Metro North train at Grand Central Terminal on December 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Metro-North: Full Hudson Line Service To Run Thursday

Crews from Metro-North Railroad finished reconstructing a second track near the Spuyten Duyvil station, allowing resumption of full service Thursday morning, the MTA said.

12/04/2013

An information board at Grand Central Terminal announces that Metro North services on the Hudson line will only work from Yonkers northbound on December 2, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hudson Line MNR Service To Resume In Time For Wednesday Morning Rush

Commuters are advised to expect some possible delays

12/03/2013

NTSB investigators retrieve a black box event recorder from the derailed Metro North train. (Credit: NTSB)

NTSB Official: Metro-North Train Was Speeding At 82 Mph When It Derailed

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.

12/02/2013

Commuters disembark a Metro-North train at Grand Central Terminal on December 2, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Complex Commute To Continue For Metro-North Hudson Line Riders

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.

12/02/2013

Freight train derailment on Metro-North Hudson line amid July 2013 heat wave. (credit: CBS 2)

Some Delays Expected As Crews Wrap Up Work On Damaged Hudson Line Track

Metro-North said Sunday that crews made significant progress this weekend in rebuilding 1,500 feet of damaged track. They said they expect to have the second track back in service following Monday’s AM peak service.

07/28/2013

Crews work Friday, July 19 to remove derailed freight cars and repair damaged right-of-way along Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line in the Bronx after derailment the previous evening. MTA Photo by Joseph P. Chan

Metro-North Hudson Line Back On Track With ‘Scattered Delays’

The railroad says all trains are running with scattered delays of up to 15 minutes until 10 p.m. After 10 p.m., bus service will connect commuters to shuttle train service.

07/22/2013

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