Metro-North 2018

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SantaCon is Coming to NYC Dec 8: No Booze for Santa on Trains

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SantaCon is “a charitable, non-commercial, non-political, nonsensical Santa Claus convention that happens once a year to spread absurdist joy,” say the organizers. The event for Santa-dressed bar hoppers takes place Saturday, Dec. 8, as early as 10 a.m. in New York City. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On Metro-North (and Other Commuter Lines) ‘On Time’ can mean Six Minutes Late: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Last spring, Japanese railroad officials apologized for a huge mistake:  one of their trains left a station 25 seconds early!  This was the second time such an egregious error had been made and I imagine that the offenders were severely disciplined. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Metro-North, ConnDOT Say Most of the Recent Train Delays Due to Infrastructure Projects

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Metro-North and the Connecticut Department of Transportation issued this announcement late Friday afternoon to explain  some of the delays on the New Haven Line and its branches (we’ve added the boldface and subheadings): (more…) Continue Reading →

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Changes This Weekend for New Haven Line, New Canaan Branch, Plus Schedule Change

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Booze is banned from trains on Saturday; some minor timetable changes for the New Haven Line will begin on Sunday, March 18; buses will replace trains late on Saturday on the New Canaan Branch, and the train to the games at Yankee Stadium will have some service changes, Metro-North announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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13 MTA Police Canines Get Explosives, Anti-Terrorism Training

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Thirteen canines and their handlers, Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officers, graduated from the MTA Police Department’s explosives detection and anti-terrorism training at a ceremony held in late January at Grand Central Terminal. (more…) Continue Reading →

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