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Long Island Railroad ticket machine (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

MTA Revises Ticket Policy For LIRR, Metro-North After Customer Complaints

The agency is extending the period of one-way and round-trip tickets on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North from two weeks to two months.

07/23/2012

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

New Haven Line Trains To Slow In Heat To Avoid Breakdowns

The forecast calls for very hot weather this weekend, and Metro-North Railroad is ready, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

07/13/2012

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

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

MTA Expanding Quiet Car Program On Metro-North, LIRR

If seated in a quiet car, passengers are asked not to talk on cell phones, to turn off the sound on any electronic devices and conversation must be subdued.

04/02/2012

Metro-North Railroad (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Metro-North Expanding Quiet Car Program

Metro-North Railroad says its experiment with “quiet cars” is so popular that the program will be expanded to all rush-hour trains next month.

03/20/2012

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

92-Year-Old Driver Injured After Metro-North Train Hits Car On Tracks In Darien

Metro-North Railroad officials say a train struck a car in Darien that was driven by a 92-year-old man who had stopped on the tracks.

08/17/2011

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

Metro-North Is Sorry About Stranded Hot Train Incident

Metro-North Railroad is apologizing and promising reforms after passengers last month were stuck inside a disabled train during the heat wave.

08/17/2011

Flooding in Massapequa (credit: CBS 2)

Rainfall Record Broken At JFK Airport Sunday

Heavy rain and flooding Sunday has caused power outages, train service disruptions and has stranded motorists throughout the area. So much rain has fallen that New York City set a record for rainfall on Sunday.

08/14/2011

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

Metro-North Railroad station - Westport, CT (file / credit: MTA)

Metro-North Responds To Friday Heat Problem Outside Westport

For passengers outside of Westport, Connecticut on Friday, high temperatures spelled doom when the overhead wires overheated and tangled with a power arm on the train.

07/25/2011