Category Archives: Waterworld

What’s Up With, er, Slippery Rail?

Here we are in the waning days of November, and I can’t say that I’ve seen much evidence of that dastardly commuter scourge known as Slippery Rail/Slip-Slip/The Worst F***ing Thing About Commuting in the Northeast. Granted, I’ve only lived through … Continue reading

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What’s Up With, er, Slippery Rail?

Here we are in the waning days of November, and I can’t say that I’ve seen much evidence of that dastardly commuter scourge known as Slippery Rail/Slip-Slip/The Worst F***ing Thing About Commuting in the Northeast. Granted, I’ve only lived through … Continue reading

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(Almost the) Worst. Commute. Ever.

I was sitting on the platform bench in the boonies this morning, thinking about how Metro-North’s various strategies geared towards combating the autumnal tyranny of Slippery Rail seemed to be working. Here it was less than a week before Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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Exploring “Waterworld”

After Metro-North’s demonstration of its new Waterworld campaign to fight slippery rail, the railroad offered a little more detail on the plan. Metro-North will dispatch “rail wash trains” to “blast” the offending leaves off the tracks with “high-powered jets of water … Continue reading

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Exploring “Waterworld”

After Metro-North’s demonstration of its new Waterworld campaign to fight slippery rail, the railroad offered a little more detail on the plan. Metro-North will dispatch “rail wash trains” to “blast” the offending leaves off the tracks with “high-powered jets of water … Continue reading

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Metro-North Unveils “Waterworld”

With the dreaded Slippery Rail season just about upon us, Metro-North is announcing a major campaign designed to fight those nasty leaves that wreak such tremendous havoc for the railroad and its riders. In short, falling leaves leave an oily … Continue reading

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Metro-North Unveils “Waterworld”

With the dreaded Slippery Rail season just about upon us, Metro-North is announcing a major campaign designed to fight those nasty leaves that wreak such tremendous havoc for the railroad and its riders. In short, falling leaves leave an oily … Continue reading

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