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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

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

(Photo courtesy of anonymous passenger)

Schumer, Blumenthal Call On Metro-North To Fully Investigate Derailment At Grand Central Terminal

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are calling on Metro-North to fully investigate Wednesday night’s derailment of a train at Grand Central Terminal, saying more must be done to prevent similar incidents in the future.

01/29/2015

(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

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

Metro-North Train Hits Tree On Tracks In Bethel, Conn.

It was a rough ride Thursday night from some Metro-North New Haven Line passengers, when a northbound train slammed into a tree that had fallen onto the tracks.

07/03/2014

A train car on Metro North's New Haven Line (Credit MTA/Metro North)

Stuck Bridge Causes Major Rail Delays On Metro-North’s New Haven Line

Metro-North says repairs were completed to the Walk Bridge just before 9 a.m.

05/29/2014

Metro-North employees work to repair a signal switching house in Cos Cob, Conn., following a fire there on May 10, 2014. (credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Switching House Fire Expected To Cause Delays On Metro-North New Haven Line ‘For Weeks’

Along a nine-mile stretch between Port Chester and Stamford, the system has gone from three rush hour direction tracks to two.

05/12/2014

Bar car aboard Metro-North New Haven line train (credit: CBS 2)

‘End Of An Era’ As Metro-North’s Bar Cars Make Final Run

The bar cars, which have been in operation on the New Haven line since 1973, were phased out as the railroad switches its fleet over to the new M-8 cars.

05/09/2014

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

Metro-North’s Bar Cars Reach End Of The Line

The last of the cars will make their final run on Friday. Metro-North rolled out the bar cars on the New Haven line in the 1970s.

05/07/2014

A Metro-North train in Westport, Conn. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Announces New Timetables For Hudson, Harlem And New Haven Lines

Metro-North says the new schedules are “designed to provide substantially improved performance and reliability while accommodating new safety measures.”

04/28/2014

A Metro-North train in Westport, Conn. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Says Improved Times On Tap For New Haven Line Trains

Metro-North’s new president told New Haven line commuters to expect a smoother morning commute when new train schedules are released next month.

04/25/2014

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Metro-North To Begin Work To Increase Power Supply For New Haven Line

The railroad has been beefing up its power supply system since a Con Ed feeder cable blew out in Mount Vernon late last September. Service came to a screeching halt on the New Haven line for nearly two weeks.

04/18/2014

The Connecticut Huskies band performs during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Special Metro-North Train For UConn Fans Heading To NCAA Game

Gov. Dannel Malloy said the Metro-North will have an extra New Haven Line train on Sunday for fans to travel to and from Madison Square Garden.

03/29/2014

A Metro-North train is seen in Stamford, CT - Aug 28, 2009 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

New Website Aimed At Empowering Metro-North Commuters Following Recent Issues

Jim Cameron says the Commuter Action Group is encouraging commuters to immediately report problems such as late trains and lack of heat directly to the railroad and copy the complaint via email to their elected official. Complaints will also be tweeted to Metro-North and elected officials.

01/27/2014

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