Riders who use Metro-North’s Hudson Line had a tough Friday commute and traveling on the rails over the weekend was expected to be rough as well.
A freight train derailment in the Bronx has forced service on Metro-North’s Hudson line to be suspended indefinitely, the transit agency announced Thursday night.
The fact that the NTSB has said that it will take a year and a half to issue a probable cause finding for the derailment and crash is outrageous, Sen. Richard Blumenthal told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.
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.
The celebration will include remarks from Caroline Kennedy, whose mother Jacqueline is credited with saving Grand Central from the wrecking ball. A centennial fanfare will also be performed by the West Point Brass Ensemble.
The railroad had 83 million riders last year and the New Haven Line scored 38.8 million rides alone. That was a 1.5 percent increase over 2011.
Metro-North spokesperson Marjorie Anders said crews had a lot of work to do on the New Canaan Branch to ready it for service.
The job market is tight, but one local commuter railroad is looking to bring in new workers.
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.
The video, which was posted on YouTube, was taken by passenger John Bingham on a Metro-North train on the Harlem Line as it was heading from Wakefield to Grand Central Station Wednesday morning.
The commuter railroad had advised riders earlier Monday to anticipate delays, but they say things are going well “so far.”
A new clock – well, an old clock, really – has been installed on the lower level of Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal.