Photo of the Harlem Line during yesterday’s snowstorm 0

Photo of the Harlem Line during yesterday’s snowstorm Humor

Will someone please remind me, what month is this? Just a few days ago riders on the Harlem Line were suffering delays due to fallen leaves on the tracks. Now we have to worry about a massive snowstorm that has blanketed the area, knocking out power for many residents of...

Quiet cars and “Shh cards” 14

Quiet cars and “Shh cards” Trains Humor

If you haven’t heard, quiet cars will be coming to Metro-North. Conceptually it is a great idea. In practice, well, we’ll see how it works. Passengers prove time and time again that they will pretty much do whatever the hell they want – whether it be putting their feet on...

The Curious Incident of the Post-its in the Train Station 2

The Curious Incident of the Post-its in the Train Station Humor Photos

When it comes to my home station of Goldens Bridge, I like to think that I am observant to the changes that happen there. I usually notice when, at some point during the day, maintenance workers have been at the station (still repairing that winter damage to the yellow tactile...

Searching for sanity… and other random questions. 3

Searching for sanity… and other random questions. Trains Humor

Hello readers. I know you’re out there. You send me emails sometimes (and occasionally freak me out, yes, I’m looking at you, person who divulged their fantasies of doing nasty things on trains. Why?!) And I sure as heck know you’re searching in Google. I have mentioned it previously, but...

Attention: Cows do not count as pets on Metro-North 2

Attention: Cows do not count as pets on Metro-North Humor

In case you are unaware, I just wanted to let you all know that on Metro-North cows do not count as pets. People can, and do, take both dogs and cats on the train. That is a normal occurrence. However, one of my favorite questions to ask Metro-North employees is...

Excerpts from the diary of a train rider 9

Excerpts from the diary of a train rider Trains Humor

When I started this blog, the majority of it was observations about people I saw on the train, or while waiting for trains. I haven’t really done a post about my observations lately, but for the most part the majority of things I see are remembered as short tidbits, and...