Sen. Charles Schumer is demanding that both of New York’s big commuter railroads — not just the one that suffered a fatal derailment — test their engineers for sleep apnea, the disorder blamed for the 2013 accident.
Service on the Metro-North Railroad was disrupted Wednesday evening after a derailment at Grand Central Terminal.
Regular weekday service is resuming on the subways and rails a day after a snowstorm shut down the city but commuters should expect delays.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Monday from Sullivan and Ulster counties down south.
Whether you travel by road or rail, your commute could soon get more expensive.
Greenwich were investigating a suspicious package that was reported at the downtown Greenwich Metro-North train station Sunday afternoon.
Alec Roberts with Community Housing Innovations said 20 percent of the apartments should be set aside as affordable homes.
The U.S. Labor Department has ordered the Metro-North Railroad to pay a record fine for taking disciplinary action against an employee who reported getting injured on the job.
Nobody attending SantaCon this weekend – and nobody else either, for that matter – will be drinking alcohol on Metro-North or Long Island Rail Road for most of this weekend.
The president of Metro-North Railroad has told Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that the commuter rail line cannot reach its target of 95 percent on-time service.
Fifty-eight percent of customers said they were satisfied with on-time performance, down 28 points from 2013.
The Connecticut Democrat said Monday he’s pushing for Congress to restore the full tax benefit that expired last year, giving all commuters “parity in the tax treatment they receive.”
Track workers were preparing to perform maintenance Nov. 4 on a section of track near the Noroton Heights station in Connecticut.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said Brian McClellen, 21, was discovered atop a train shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday at the Riverside station in Greenwich, Connecticut, when crew members were performing an inspection after the Manhattan-bound train lost power.
Railroad officials warned minor delays should be expected because trains will need to reduce speeds in problem areas under extreme “slip-slide” conditions.