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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 offers 'Way Ahead' plan

CT Post - 23 Oct 2018
Metro-North on Tuesday released a plan to improve the safety and reliability of the commuter railroad that carried more than 86 million riders last year. But the series of proposals is mostly focused on improvements on the New York side of the rail ...
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Metro-North: Harlem, New Haven lines back on schedule

The Journal News | - 22 Oct 2018
Metro-North Railroad's Harlem and New Haven line trains were backed up during this morning's commute. The New Haven Line was delayed 10 to 15 minutes because of single tracking between Mount Vernon East and Pelham thanks to a track issue in ...
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2 Metro-North Railroad employees injured when car explodes

The Journal News | - 19 Oct 2018
NORTH WHITE PLAINS - Two Metro-North employees were injured today when one of the employee's car exploded at a railroad train yard. The employee had propane tanks in the car. It was not immediately clear if they caused the explosion. A cause and ...
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Metro-North Offers Special Fall Foliage Service

HamletHub - 22 Oct 2018
Metro-North Offers Special Fall Foliage Service on Saturdays, October 27 & Nov. 3. There's no better way to revel in the fall season's splendor than riding on Metro-North's Hudson Line, where the leaves have just begun to pop with their patented reds ...
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Metro-North releases updated strategic plan

Times Herald-Record - 23 Oct 2018
NEW YORK - Metro-North Railroad released an updated strategic plan Monday that describes how the commuter railroad will meet the challenge of providing safe and reliable service to present and future customers in its still-growing territory as well as ...
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Metro-North lays down 1161 railroad ties in 1 day - 19 Oct 2018
Metro-North has a new track record: In a single day, 1,161 railroad ties were installed on the Waterbury branch line. It broke the previous record by two ties that was set in 1984 between Brewster and Dover Plains on the Harlem Line.
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NYC comptroller proposes single-fare ride for LIRR, Metro-North

Curbed NY - 17 Oct 2018
Looking to go further than the MTA's current pilot for the reduced-fare Freedom Ticket, which allows riders on the LIRR's Atlantic Branch to buy a single fare for subway, bus and commuter rail service, Comptroller Scott Stringer has released a proposal ...
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The Metro-North Dictionary: Demystifying the reason behind the delays

The Journal News | - 10 Oct 2018
Things aren't going so well on Metro-North. The railroad's on-time performance cratered over the summer, with the number of trains on time overall dropping below 90 percent for the first time in at least five years, and morning rush hour trains on the ...
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NY: History Leaves Bronx Metro-North Commuters Hanging at Fordham Station (press release) (blog) - 22 Oct 2018
Oct. 19--All aboard the New Haven line on the Metro-North -- unless you live in the Bronx. Thanks to a century-old quirk of history, uptown New Yorkers can't catch a quick ride to Manhattan on the New Haven line that originates in Connecticut -- and ...
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Metro-North logs rail maintenance record

Progressive Rail Roading - 18 Oct 2018
MTA Metro-North Railroad crews on Oct. 9 installed 1,161 ties along the Waterbury Branch, marking the railroad's largest number of ties installed in a single day. The figure surpassed by two ties the previous record set in 1984 between Brewster and ...
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Metro-North Harlem Line 30-minute delays expected

The Journal News | - 03 Oct 2018
The Metro-North Railroad Harlem Line between Chappaqua and Southeast has resumed after an hour-long suspension Tuesday night, but 30-minute delays are still expected. The temporary suspension and delays are caused by track and rail damage by ...
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Metro-North's Harlem Line trains back on schedule

The Journal News | - 03 Oct 2018
Metro-North Railroad's Harlem Line trains are back on schedule after weather-related track issues delayed service this morning. A track condition in Valhalla that was the result of Tuesday night's storms caused delays of up to 35 minutes at times this ...
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Kansas City to close recycling center near old Metro North Mall

KSHB - 12 Oct 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There will be one less place to recycle in Kansas City, at least temporarily, come Saturday when the city will close its recycling center near the old Metro North Mall at 8729 North Summit Street. The city said the owners of the old ...
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Metro-North crew breaks maintenance record

Railway Track & Structures - 17 Oct 2018
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) Metro-North Railroad is celebrating a new maintenance record. A Metro-North Railroad crew working on the system's Waterbury Branch on Oct. 9 safely installed 1,161 crossties in a single day, breaking ...

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