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A Journey Underground – East Side Access Photos

Over the one hundred plus years of its existence, Grand Central Terminal has reinvented itself many times to keep pace with the needs of its customers. When long range passenger trains were the norm, passengers could sit and watch a movie at Grand Central’s theater while waiting for their train...

Subway cat: Update 1

Subway cat: Update Museums Photos

Despite all of the interesting places I’ve visited and featured on this site, by far one of the most popular subjects I’ve ever posted about is Sadie the Subway Cat. We first featured Sadie back in 2010, and had a nice photo feature on her earlier this year. Sadie is...

Have you checked out “The New York Commuter’s Glossary” yet? 3

Have you checked out “The New York Commuter’s Glossary” yet? Trains Humor

Have you checked out “The New York Commuter’s Glossary” yet? If you haven’t yet heard of the book, it is a humorous little collection of words and illustrations related to the art of commuting. It was written by Mike Malone – who is the man behind Train Jotting, illustrated by...

Weekly News Roundup, 12/17 0

Weekly News Roundup, 12/17 Trains

Here were some of the most interesting and relevant news stories to be talked about this week… Extra Holiday Trains Metro-North will of course be offering additional trains for the upcoming holiday, starting on Friday afternoon and continuing on Saturday and Sunday. Permut looks to expand the Port Jervis Line...

Reasons why I’m crazy for CooCoo… 2

Reasons why I’m crazy for CooCoo… Observations

I’ve mentioned it a few times on here, but I absolutely hate Metro-North’s phone information line. Back in the day you would call up and hit the first few letters of the station you were going to on your keypad. It was rather simple. Unfortunately, the system was “upgraded” to...