Transit Metro-North service returns to normal 3 days after East Harlem fire Metro-North commuters will see the regular weekday schedule resumed on Friday, May 20, 2016, three days after a fire under a section of elevated tracks in East Harlem. Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman By amNY staff Updated May 20, 2016 6:18 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Metro-North service is back to its regular weekday schedule Friday, days after a fire under a section of elevated tracks in East Harlem caused major disruptions, the MTA said. Metro-North crews worked around the clock to get train service back to normal by Friday morning’s commute, the MTA said. The fire, which reached four alarms, broke out near the Urban Garden Center under Metro-North’s elevated tracks at Park Avenue and 118th Street around 6:42 p.m. on Tuesday. recommended reading MTA aims to restore full Metro-North service by Friday Metro-North had to reduce service to a limited schedule on Wednesday and Thursday, causing major headaches for commuters. FDNY officials said on Wednesday that the cause of the fire was fuel that was accidentally spilled onto a hot generator during a refueling. Additional reporting by Vincent Barone By amNY staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.