Metro North

FILE -- Straphangers ride the No. 6 train. (credit: Getty Images)

Commuters Face Higher Prices After MTA Fare Hikes On Subways, Buses, Rails & Tolls

Fare increases kicked in Sunday as part of a series of increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped MTA’s budget.

03/23/2015

Metro-North train delays are seen on a screen at the 125th Street station on March 6, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Disabled Metro-North Trains Snarl Morning Commute

Thousands of Metro-North passengers faced delays Friday after frozen rails brought trains to a standstill.

03/06/2015

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Weather-Related Problems Cause Delays For Metro-North, NJ TRANSIT Commuters

Trains are beginning to run closer to schedule again after weather-related problems caused delays for commuters Thursday morning.

03/05/2015

View of snowfall on LIRR train tracks in Jamaica, Queens. (credit: Marta Zielinska, CBSNewYork.com)

Woman In SUV Stuck On CT Train Tracks Saved By Policeman

A woman whose sport utility vehicle got stuck on Connecticut train tracks during a traffic jam as a train approached has been saved by a quick-thinking policeman.

02/26/2015

Officials inspect a Metro-North train crash with a sport utility vehicle that occurred on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Transit Officials Review Safety After Deadly Metro-North Train Crash

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast says officials are reviewing safety practices at railroad crossings after an SUV drove onto the tracks and collided with a Metro-North train.

02/25/2015

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

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Deadly Metro-North Train Crash

A Harlem Line train crashed into a Mercedes SUV on Feb. 3 at a grade crossing in Valhalla, sparking an explosion and fire that burned out the first car of the train.

02/23/2015

Winter Storm Brings Cold Winter And Light Snow To New York Area

Bitterly Cold Air Leads To Record Lows, Brutal Wind Chills Across Tri-State Area

Winter is keeping its icy grip on the Tri-State area as Arctic air continues to plunge the region into a deep freeze.

02/20/2015

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N.J. Congressman Calls On State To Improve Dangerous Railroad Crossings

After a fatal collision earlier this month between a Metro-North train and a sport-utility vehicle in Valhalla, new concerns have been mounting about the safety of other rail crossings in the region.

02/14/2015

Damaged train involved in Metro-North accident at maintenance facility to be further examined. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Preliminary Report On Metro-North Train Crash Due This Month

Federal investigators expect to issue a preliminary report this month on the fiery collision between a Metro-North train and an SUV that killed six people.

02/12/2015

Slick conditions on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Chappaqua on Feb. 9, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Wintry Mix Creates Slick Roadways Across Tri-State Area

A winter weather advisory is in effect for New York City, Long Island, Rockland and Westchester counties and for parts of New Jersey and Connecticut until midnight Tuesday morning.

02/09/2015

Joseph Nadol (Credit: CBS2)

Memorial Held For Victim In Metro-North Crash, Joe Nadol

A memorial service was held Saturday for Joe Nadol, one of the six people killed in the Metro-North crash in Valhalla this week.

02/07/2015

An NTSB investigator examines train involved in MetroNorth accident at maintenance facility. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Senator: Safety Devices May Have Been Insufficient At Metro-North Crash Site

The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday said the engineer and conductor in the Metro-North accident and fire this week went out of their way to bring as many passengers to safety as possible.

02/06/2015

Ellen Brody, Eric Vandercar (credit: CBS2)

Funerals Held For 2 Of 6 People Killed In Metro-North Crash

Friends and family will say goodbye to SUV driver Ellen Brody and train passenger Eric Vandercar.

02/06/2015

Officials inspect a Metro-North train crash with a sport utility vehicle that occurred on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. The crash started a fire in the train cars that killed six people, including the driver of the vehicle. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Just The Facts…

By John Montone, 1010 WINS There are mornings on this job when I swear I can hear the gravely voice and staccato delivery of Sgt. Joe Friday, “Just the facts…” And then I begin to […]

02/06/2015

The sport utility vehicle that was hit by a Metro-North train is removed from the site of the accident on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. The crash started a fire in the train car that killed seven people, including the driver of the vehicle.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NTSB: Train Was Within Speed Limit, All Warning Signs Worked At Time Of Metro-North Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has learned that signals and warning systems were working properly, and a Metro-North train was going below the speed limit, when it struck a sport-utility vehicle in an accident that left six people dead.

02/05/2015

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