A spokeswoman for Metro-North Railroad says a conductor was shoved by a commuter in a fare dispute, prompting police to clear the train of riders.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal spoke at Grand Central Terminal, the departing point for the Metro-North Railroad train that crashed into a car earlier this month in Valhalla, in Westchester County.
State Transportation Commissioner James Redeker has cautioned legislators against replacing Metro-North Railroad as the operator of the New Haven line linking Connecticut to New York City.
Five passengers were killed in the Metro-North train accident and fire this week when the electrified third rail dislodged from the tracks and entered the lead car.
Rail passengers can improve their safety by familiarizing themselves with emergency procedures, a commuter advocate says.
Because of an accident that caused a Metro-North Harlem Line train to erupt in flames and left seven people dead, the railroad has set up an alternate service plan for the Wednesday morning rush.
Six people were confirmed dead Tuesday evening, when a Metro-North struck a car and caught fire during the evening rush in Valhalla.
The Metro-North train accident and fire that left six people dead in Valhalla Tuesday followed a string of incidents that have led to demands for safety improvements on the railroad.
The Metro-North Railroad issued an apology Tuesday, a day after hundreds of passengers were stranded for more than two hours in the dark with no heat on a New Haven Line train.
A federal report stemming from the investigation into the May 2013 derailment of a Metro-North Railroad train in Bridgeport says bolts on brand-new M-8 cars are too weak.
The Tri-State area is starting the work week with a mixture of snow, rain and freezing rain.
A Metro-North train was stuck for two hours in Westchester County Monday night due to a weather-related power problem.
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.