Category Archives: Journal News

Report: Metro-North Too Mute On ‘Calm-Mute’ Program

Metro-North has not done enough to spread word of its quiet car program, reports the Journal News, leading to disputes between riders over behavior in the so called quiet car. Writes Theresa Juva-Brown: Linda Roman, 55, an editor who lives … Continue reading

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MTA Wants Your GCT Memorabilia

Metro-North is seeking old train memorabilia for an exhibition commemorating Grand Central’s 100th anniversary, reports Teen Stabbed in Yonkers Mugging the Journal News. “We know that railroad fans and history buffs have some unique collections that may have had interesting … Continue reading

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Ridership Dip Means MNR Budget Shortfall

With Metro-North ridership down 2.8% from the same point last year, the Journal News says the railroad is facing an unforeseen revenue shortage–on top of the $1.8 billion deficit it’s already staring at. Its core customers thinned due to commuters … Continue reading

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Walkway Debris in New Roc Knocks Out Trains

Service was suspended on the New Haven Line this afternoon when some debris on the pedestrian overpass at New Rochelle station was blown about by those brutal winds. The flotsam crashed into a train around noon, reports the Journal News, … Continue reading

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Hour Delays on Hudson Line

Switching problems are causing major delays on the Hudson Line, reports the Journal News. The trains are held up as much as an hour each way. Trains were always receiving signals, [spokesperson Dan] Brucker said, but had to stop when … Continue reading

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Blue Wall at 125th

If you thought you saw a substantial show of force at the 125th Street stop this morning, you did indeed: the NYPD was massed to show potential terrorists they’ve got the turf covered, reports Yonkers Man Mugged…I mean, the Journal … Continue reading

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Bike Rack Suddenly Hottest Thing in Hummerville

We recently mentioned the new hotspot in Grand Central, and it appears Hawthorne train station has its very own hotspot too–the bike rack that TJ had sole us for for the past year. Not only was the black Vespa–heretofore known … Continue reading

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