Metro-North Railroad

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Experts Offer Railroad, Driving Safety Tips Following Metro-North Crash

Rail passengers can improve their safety by familiarizing themselves with emergency procedures, a commuter advocate says.

02/04/2015

First responders work at the scene of a train accident on February 3, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. A Metro-North commutor train carrying hundreds of passengers struck a vehicle at a railroad crossing killing at least seven people and injuring many more. (Photo by Andrew Delaney/Getty Images)

Shuttle Bus Plan In Place For Morning Rush After Deadly Metro-North Accident

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.

02/04/2015

A Metro-North Harlem Line train hit a car and caught fire in Valhalla on Tuesday, Feb. 3.  (Credit: bizzz23)

7 Dead When Metro-North Train Hits Car In Valhalla, Catches Fire

Six people were confirmed dead Tuesday evening, when a Metro-North struck a car and caught fire during the evening rush in Valhalla.

02/03/2015

A Metro-North Harlem Line train hit a car and caught fire in Valhalla on Tuesday, Feb. 3. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Previous Metro-North Accidents Have Prompted Demands For Better Safety

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.

02/03/2015

A Metro-North train was stranded for two hours near the Pelham station on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: Jack Saghir)

Metro-North Apologizes For Hours-Long Train Delay In Bitter Cold

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.

02/03/2015

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

NTSB Recommends Metro-North Replace Bolts On Brand New Rail Cars

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.

02/03/2015

A Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

No. 7 Train Loses Power In Queens; Service May Not Be Fully Restored For Morning Rush

The Tri-State area is starting the work week with a mixture of snow, rain and freezing rain.

02/02/2015

A Metro-North train was stranded for two hours near the Pelham station on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: Matthew Kanterman)

Weather-Related Problems Halt Metro-North Train For 2 Hours Near Pelham

A Metro-North train was stuck for two hours in Westchester County Monday night due to a weather-related power problem.

02/02/2015

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.

01/30/2015

(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

FILE -- 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

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