Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North Advises Riders Of Possible Delays Due To Leaf ‘Slime’

Railroad officials warned minor delays should be expected because trains will need to reduce speeds in problem areas under extreme “slip-slide” conditions.

10/20/2014

From left, NYPD officers Christopher Britton, Ericka Malave, Ryan Gargan and Thomas Clark. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Scale Barbed Wire Fence To Save Woman On Bronx Train Tracks

Officers Ryan Gargan and Erika Malave were on patrol on Park Avenue and St. Paul’s Place in Morrisania on Saturday just after 7 p.m. when they saw the 60-year-old woman running toward an oncoming train, police said.

10/12/2014

Crews examine the separation on the Metro North "Walk Bridge" over the Norwalk River (Tom Kaminski/Chopper 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Unveils Plan To Pay For Walk Bridge Replacement

Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Thursday the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s plan for closing the $188 million funding gap toward the $465 million project.

10/02/2014

Close-up of the damage from the Conn. Metro-North collision. (credit: Fairfield Police)

Engineer Sues Metro-North Over 2013 Derailment

Steven Bauer, of Orange, says in his lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court that he suffered serious and permanent injuries.

09/29/2014

A train car on Metro North's New Haven Line (Credit MTA/Metro North)

Metro-North’s New Haven Line To Roll Every 30 Minutes

Passengers will be able to board a train every half-hour, WCBS 880’s Fran Schneidau reported.

09/24/2014

A Metro-North train is seen in Rye, NY on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Schumer, Blumenthal Seek Rail Safety ‘Overhaul’

Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal say they want to “overhaul'” rail safety laws to prevent future derailments and other accidents.

09/07/2014

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Commuter Advocates Call For Improved Service On Metro-North Waterbury Branch

Jim Gildea, vice chairman of the council, said more than 500 people rely on weekend service, but trains come only three to four hours.

09/04/2014

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Riders Upset After Panel Finds Metro-North Didn’t Prioritize Safety

On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority released a report saying the Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance.

08/28/2014

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Ongoing Metro-North Work Fuels Complaints In Connecticut

Buses will replace many trains on the Danbury branch of the New Haven line starting this weekend.

08/06/2014

Crews examine the separation on the Metro North "Walk Bridge" over the Norwalk River (Tom Kaminski/Chopper 880)

Malloy Seeks $3 Million For Century-Old Rail Span That Failed Twice This Year

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is seeking to borrow $3 million in state bonds to fix a railroad bridge in Connecticut that blocked commuter rail traffic in May and June.

07/21/2014

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

Metro-North Train Hits Tree On Tracks In Bethel, Conn.

It was a rough ride Thursday night from some Metro-North New Haven Line passengers, when a northbound train slammed into a tree that had fallen onto the tracks.

07/03/2014

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

Metro-North Railroad Fires 9 Rookie Conductors In Cheating Scandal

Metro-North Railroad has fired nine rookie conductors and reassigned three others after an investigation into cheating on an important safety exam.

07/02/2014

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

Metro-North Says Most Safety Upgrades Are Complete

The Metro-North Railroad said Wednesday that it has completed most of its priorities to improve safety following a series of accidents last year.

06/11/2014

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy meets with MTA officials about the WALK bridge on June 9, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Gov. Malloy, MTA To Review Bridge That Failed Twice In 2 Weeks, Delaying Metro-North Commuters

“There is no doubt that we are now seeing the effects of decades of neglect when it comes to investing in our infrastructure,” Malloy said.

06/09/2014

Crews examine the separation on the Metro North "Walk Bridge" over the Norwalk River (Tom Kaminski/Chopper 880)

Norwalk Bridge Fails For Second Time; Causes Delays On Metro-North, Amtrak Trains

Metro-North and Amtrak train service in Connecticut has been disrupted for the second time in two weeks by a bridge failure in Norwalk.

06/06/2014

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