Suspicious Package Investigation At Grand Central Terminal Snarls Metro-North Service On Getaway Day
The investigation began at around 8:45 a.m. on the lower level of the terminal.
Prendergast indicated the first place PTC would likely be installed is n the Metro-North’s New Haven line.
Fare increases kicked in Sunday as part of a series of increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped MTA’s budget.
Thousands of Metro-North passengers faced delays Friday after frozen rails brought trains to a standstill.
Trains are beginning to run closer to schedule again after weather-related problems caused delays for commuters Thursday morning.
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.
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.
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.
Winter is keeping its icy grip on the Tri-State area as Arctic air continues to plunge the region into a deep freeze.
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.
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.
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.
A memorial service was held Saturday for Joe Nadol, one of the six people killed in the Metro-North crash in Valhalla this week.
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.
Friends and family will say goodbye to SUV driver Ellen Brody and train passenger Eric Vandercar.