Metro-North

MTA Metro-North Railroad said Wednesday, June 12, 2013 it will accelerate track work in the Bronx, encompassing drainage improvements, tie replacements, fencing repairs, and general cleanup of the wayside for…
Both houses of Connecticut's state legislature have unanimously passed a bill calling for electrification of Metro-North Railroad's Waterbury Branch and the Danbury Branch by 2023, bolstering access between Waterbury, Conn.,…
Expediting repairs on 2,000 feet of right-of-way, including track restoration, reinstalled signals, and catenary replacement, Metro-North said it expects to restore full service on its New Haven Line on Wednesday,…
Updated Monday, May 20, 2013 At the height of the Friday, May 17 evening rush hour, an outbound MTA Metro-North Railroad M8 electric multiple-unit train carrying 300 passengers derailed, sideswiping…
An impressive assembly of historic passenger railcars spanning the heyday of luxury rail travel, as well as examples of contemporary railroad technology, will be on display together for the first…
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are awarding New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority $193.1 million in Hurricane Sandy recovery funds, including initial reimbursement costs incurred by New…
MTA Metro-North Railroad could make access to Manhattan's Pennsylvania Station an official priority in its next five-year capital construction program to be released in 2014, despite decades of obstructions confronting…
Connecticut State Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-Wilton) and State Sen. Toni Boucher (R-Wilton) are urging fellow lawmakers to make the Danbury branch of Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Metro-North Railroad a priority.
Grand Central Terminal is 100 years old this year, in case you've somehow missed the cacophony of ongoing reminders from even the general media, not just railroad print and digital…
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Wednesday approved fare hikes for New York City Transit subways and buses, Metro-North Railroad, and the Long Island Rail Road. Fares increase next March 1.
Hurricane Sandy stranded millions for days. It will take billions to fully recover from the monster storm’s windy, watery wallop.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was reported Monday to be putting together request for $60 billion in federal aid to help pay for damage inflicted on the New York City…
New York-area public transit riders now have free access to limited service on Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North, and New York City Transit lines. New Jersey Transit…
Hurricane Sandy, the worst storm of its type to hit the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area in generations, had a devastating impact upon the region’s passenger rail systems, the busiest…
Studies suggest that new sports arenas, or relocation of professional sports teams, don't really benefit or bolster a local economy. Perhaps, instead, they reflect the locale's existing health. So it…
MTA Metro-North Railroad has unveiled schedule changes to occur Oct. 14 which, among other things, increases off-peak and weekend service offerings.
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority Thursday said it would add or extend regional rail, subway, and bus services, most of which had been curtailed or discontinued due to earlier budget…
Local New York-area media report MTA Long Island Rail Road seeks to revamp Penn Station yet again in an effort to upgrade architectural quality and attract more upscale customer retail…
Confirming what many have suspected, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joseph Lhota on Tuesday acknowledged that the agency's East Side Access Project likely would not be completed until 2019,…
MTA Metro-North Railroad said Friday its systemwide on-time performance was 98.8% during the first quarter of 2012, claiming it was "the best quarter in Metro-North's history."
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