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Dashing Diesels – The Workhorses of Metro-North Trains Photos

While the good majority of service on Metro-North is operated by Electric Multiple Unit cars, the railroad’s dashing diesels handle the rest of the load – largely in the unelectrified territories of the Upper Hudson Line, Upper Harlem Line, and the Danbury and Waterbury Branches. West of Hudson service, operated...

The aftermath of Sandy on Metro-North, in one photo 8

The aftermath of Sandy on Metro-North, in one photo Humor Photos

Yes, this is the Hudson Line. Ossining, in fact. Metro-North service is still suspended, with no timetable for restoring service. Similar to Irene, the MTA has been keeping everyone apprised of what has been going on through their Flickr account. Some truly astonishing stuff. I couldn’t help poke fun at...

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Ossining 4

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Ossining Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Artifacts from Ossining: Postcard, a 1984 ticket stamped at Ossining, and an 1851 Hudson River Railroad timetable that lists the station as “Sing Sing.” Welcome to Ossining – probably one of the most widely known locales on the Hudson Line. Unfortunately, it is one of the most well known for...

Metro-North and the Aftermath of Irene, Damage Photos 9

Metro-North and the Aftermath of Irene, Damage Photos Trains Photos

Edit: Metro-North has resumed most service. For the most current information, check the MTA website. Mayor Bloomberg’s press conference addressing the damage after Irene has just completed. Of course, Chairman of the Metropolitan Transit Authority Jay Walder was present to address the state of New York City’s transit system. The...

Additional Ticket Offices to Close 1

Additional Ticket Offices to Close Trains

Two days ago I posted a link to a story on LoHud.com saying that three Metro-North ticket offices would be closing on January 13: Larchmont, Harrison, and Fleetwood. Unfortunately LoHud reports this morning that the number of closures has jumped to seven. The closures are as follows: Hudson Line: Ossining...