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Sen. Charles Schumer is demanding that both the LIRR and Metro-North test their engineers for sleep apnea. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Schumer Wants LIRR, Not Just Metro-North, To Screen Engineers For Sleep Apnea

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.

23 hours ago

(Photo courtesy of anonymous passenger)

Derailment At Grand Central Snags Metro-North Trains, Leaves Riders Shaken

Service on the Metro-North Railroad was disrupted Wednesday evening after a derailment at Grand Central Terminal.

01/28/2015

A subway train crosses the Williamsburg Bridge the morning after a snowstorm on January 27, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Regular Weekday Subway, Rail Service Resumes

Regular weekday service is resuming on the subways and rails a day after a snowstorm shut down the city but commuters should expect delays.

01/28/2015

Gov. Cuomo gives update on blizzard, declares state of emergency (CBS2)

NYC, Long Island, NJ, Connecticut All Ban Street Traffic As Blizzard Pounds Area

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Monday from Sullivan and Ulster counties down south.

01/26/2015

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Here We Go Again: MTA Board To Vote On Potential Fare Hikes On Jan. 22

Whether you travel by road or rail, your commute could soon get more expensive.

01/14/2015

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Activity Delays Metro-North Trains In Greenwich

Greenwich were investigating a suspicious package that was reported at the downtown Greenwich Metro-North train station Sunday afternoon.

12/28/2014

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

Advocates Push For Affordable Housing At Harrison MTA Development

Alec Roberts with Community Housing Innovations said 20 percent of the apartments should be set aside as affordable homes.

12/17/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Ordered To Pay Record Fine In Retaliation Case

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.

12/16/2014

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Metro-North, LIRR To Ban Alcohol For SantaCon This Weekend

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.

12/10/2014

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

Metro-North Says On-Time Performance Won’t Meet Goal

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.

12/02/2014

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

Survey Finds Metro-North Customer Satisfaction Dropping

Fifty-eight percent of customers said they were satisfied with on-time performance, down 28 points from 2013.

11/18/2014

Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Blumenthal Wants To Put Commuter Tax Benefit Back On Track

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.”

11/17/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Metro-North Workers Suspended In Safety Failure

Track workers were preparing to perform maintenance Nov. 4 on a section of track near the Noroton Heights station in Connecticut.

11/13/2014

Brian McClellen (credit: Facebook)

Officials: Man Dies After Being Burned Atop Metro-North Train

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.

11/10/2014

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

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