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Metro-North Suspends Service After Thunderstorm Downs Trees

Wall Street Journal - 16 May 2018
Metro-North Railroad suspended service Tuesday evening, causing a major back up at Grand Central Terminal after a severe thunderstorm downed trees across New York City's northern suburbs. The closure came at peak evening commute time when ...
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Metro-North: Regular service today, delays possible

Poughkeepsie Journal - 16 May 2018
Metro-North Railroad has regular service on the Hudson and New Haven lines this morning after its tracks were hit hard in Tuesday's storm. There will be regular service on the Harlem Line between North White Plains and Grand Central Terminal, but ...
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Full Metro-North Harlem line service returns this afternoon

The Journal News | - 16 May 2018
The Hudson Line service resumed between Croton-Harmon and Poughkeepsie with limited service and residual delays, Metro-North reported about 12:15 a.m. Wednesday. And the Harlem line will resume between Southeast and Wassaic with the 3:43 p.m. ...
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Thunderstorm Causes Commuter Chaos On Subways, Metro-North

Gothamist - 15 May 2018
Today's severe thunderstorm happened right during the evening commute. The high winds downed trees, causing delays along the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 lines and prompted the MTA to suspend Metro-North service on the Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven lines.
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Lawmaker urges trackside fire safety study for LIRR, Metro-North

Newsday - 15 May 2018
Leroy Comrie (D-Queens) recently proposed a bill that would direct the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and its two commuter railroads — the LIRR and Metro-North — to conduct a study of industrial properties adjacent to grade level “to identify ...
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Metro-North New Haven Line resumes limited service following storm (press release) - 15 May 2018
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - It was a mess at Union Station in New Haven after severe storms earlier Tuesday knocked out Metro-North train service on the New Haven Line for at least an hour beginning at 5:15 p.m. The stoppage created chaos on the ...
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Metro-North delays continue in storm's aftermath

The Darien News - 16 May 2018
With Tuesday's storm in the rearview mirror, crews have been working around the clock to restore power and clear downed trees. Metro-North Railroad continues to clear its tracks to allow trains to pass through their regularly scheduled stations. UPDATE ...
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Malloy: Metro-North fare hike won't happen

News 12 Connecticut - 18 May 2018
Gov. Dannel Malloy says a fare hike for Metro-North riders will not happen this year. According to Malloy, the recently passed budget fills the hole enough to cancel the planned price hike. The state had threatened to raise train and bus fares if the ...
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Sen. Charles Schumer to Metro-North: Get train safety tech done

The Journal News | - 26 Apr 2018
In a Tuesday letter to Metro-North, the Federal Railroad Administration head expressed skepticism that the railroad would meet the Dec. 31 deadline to implement the potentially life-saving safety technology, despite the railroad's insistence it would ...
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Metro-North New Haven line back on schedule after delays

The Journal News | - 02 May 2018
(Photo: Photo by Mark Vergari/The Journal News)Buy Photo. CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Power issues near the Pelham train station caused hourslong delays on the Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Tuesday. The delays started ...
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Metro-North: Why are there more police at train stations today?

The Journal News | - 25 Apr 2018
Wondering why you're seeing more police at the train station today? No need to worry: It's a planned exercise involving transportation and law enforcement agencies. Police have a larger presence at stations on Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line and ...
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Buses to replace some Metro-North trains Saturday, Sunday

CT Post - 11 May 2018
Metro-North Railroad will provide substitute buses between Bridgeport and Waterbury this weekend. The buses will run all day Saturday and until 7:02 p.m. Sunday. Regular train service will resume Sunday with the 7:02 p.m. train from Grand Central ...
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Metro-North Delays Thursday AM - 17 May 2018
Metro-North is facing delays Thursday morning on all lines. Trains on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven lines are experiencing delays of up to 15 minutes. This is due to an earlier disabled train in the vicinity of Grand Central Terminal. Customers ...
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Metro-North Commuters Delayed Due To Downed Tree - 16 May 2018
Metro-North Commuters Delayed Due To Downed Tree. TUCKAHOE, NY — The MTA reports that Harlem Line service is currently experiencing delays of up to 40 minutes due to a downed tree in the vicinity of Crestwood. Please listen for announcements at ...
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Metro-North ridership down on west-of-Hudson lines

Times Herald-Record - 23 Apr 2018
NEW YORK - Metro-North Railroad's ridership in Orange and Rockland counties fell 3.6 percent last year from 2016 and remains below its peak in 2008. The drop, however, didn't prevent the railroad from posting a record 86.5 million rides in 2017, ...

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