Service on Metro-North's Hudson Line will be almost fully restored for today's commute. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said more than 98% of service will be restored to the line by the morning rush hour.
Service in the area where the derailment occurred will be limited to a single track while crews repair two tracks, according to the MTA.
With service limited to one track for a mile, six trains... » more
Full service to the Metro-North New Haven line is set to return Monday after nearly two weeks of infrequent and cramped commuting conditions.
The New Haven line had been crippled after a 138,000-volt Con Edison cable that feeds power to an eight-mile section of the route failed Sept. 25.
“This persistent power outage was especially challenging, both to our customers and to Metro-North... » more
Metro-North customers affected by the service disruption on the New Haven line will be reimbursed, the MTA decided Tuesday.
In an emergency meeting, the MTA board approved a credit for a new ticket, good through the end of March, for holders of monthly and weekly passes. The credit covers each week the New Haven line has a limited schedule due to a failure of a Con Edison power cable Sept.... » more
The MTA said the Metro-North Railroad expects its New Haven line to return to half capacity today after a power failure last week caused delays for tens of thousands of commuters, and two senators have called for a probe into how the power failure happened.
Metro-North President Howard Permut said full service will likely be restored by Oct. 8, after ConEd has completed its repairs and the... » more
A power outage that snarled service to Connecticut on the Metro-North Rail Road Wednesday will cause commuting headaches for up to three weeks, the MTA and Con Edison said.
A Con Edison feeder cable that powers Metro-North trains on the New Haven line went out shortly before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. The MTA was forced to switch to diesel trains that are running once an hour in each direction between... » more
Several Metro-North equipment inspectors and foremen were hit with disciplinary charges after a report released Wednesday found instances of workers getting paid while skipping out on work.
In response to the MTA inspector general report, the MTA filed disciplinary charges against five road machinists and two foremen on the Work Equipment Division, a unit of the Track Department, which... » more