Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line – Waterbury 5

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line – Waterbury Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Ah, Waterbury… also known as the Brass City, or most affectionately the “Dirty Water.” Yes, Waterbury and I have a history, we go way back. Many years ago I attended UConn’s Waterbury Branch, and it was there I acquired my first job as a slave to the computer. From there...

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: North White Plains 1

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: North White Plains Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

This Tuesday the Tour of the Harlem Line makes a quick stop at North White Plains station. Located slightly less than twenty-four miles from Grand Central, it serves as a terminus for local trains servicing the southern stops on the Harlem Line. Up until the early 80’s, it also served...

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: Patterson 1

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: Patterson Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

When I first began riding Metro-North to the city I was fairly young… and at the time I had always assumed that Brewster North was the end of the Harlem Line. It was my train’s last stop, after all. It is around this time of year that there is an...

Watch the Gap: Stupid Warning Signs You Wish Metro-North Had 7

Watch the Gap: Stupid Warning Signs You Wish Metro-North Had Trains Humor

Admit it. You’ve probably seen a stupid person on the train. I see them frequently. People get on the wrong train all the time. Sometimes by accident, which I’ve done a few times. But if you end up getting on the wrong train because you were too busy talking on...

Pigeon Trapping in White Plains & Video of Pigeon Riding the Train 0

Pigeon Trapping in White Plains & Video of Pigeon Riding the Train Trains Humor Photos Videos

Apparently Metro-North has gotten fed up with the pigeon problem in White Plains. Maybe they were embarrassed by the fact that people were videotaping, and blogging about it. Or maybe they were getting a little pissed off that birds that have pea-sized brains were outsmarting them. Either way, last week...

Rabbit Girl’s Morning Ride… 1

Rabbit Girl’s Morning Ride… Trains Observations

Today the “Cat Girl” morphed into “Rabbit Girl”. It has been so cold lately, that I figured I’d use the rabbit hat, since the long ears can be wrapped around and serve as a scarf. You really know it is cold though, when you get to the station and there...