The increase, which will take effect on March 1, will not impact everyone on the Pascack Valley, Bergen and Main Lines. Fares are only going up for those traveling to the northernmost station and for those on the Port Jervis Line.
The Long Island Rail Road has scheduled a major facelift for its busiest line. More than $200 million will be spent to upgrade the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line, which carries more than 40 percent of its traffic.
Two trains lost power in a Hudson River tunnel, with two other trains held up behind them. Amtrak deployed diesel engines to remove the stalled trains from the tunnel.