Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Riverside 1

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Riverside Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

  Riverside station in 1954 In-between the stations of Cos Cob and Old Greenwich on the New Haven main line, lies the station of Riverside. A journey to Grand Central, approximately 30 miles, takes around an hour. Four tracks run through Riverside, and two platforms run alongside the two outer...

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Derby/Shelton 2

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Derby/Shelton Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

A few weeks ago our friends over at TrainJotting were looking for nominations for the crappiest train station in the tri-state area. Though his home station of Hawthorne won the vote (likely because many of his readers are also from there), several of the nominations were for Waterbury Branch stations....

White Plains, Level 8, My new favorite place 3

White Plains, Level 8, My new favorite place Observations Photos

Despite the fact that I started this blog to talk about all the crazy people I see on the train, I don’t really do it all that often anymore. But that is not to say I still don’t see crazy people. The coat guy is still around in White Plains,...

Number 1 Reason to Ride Metro North: Beer 4

Number 1 Reason to Ride Metro North: Beer Trains Observations Humor

While riding the train I always see a lot of people drinking beer after work. I wonder if some people solely ride the train just because they can drink and ride, instead of getting arrested for drinking and driving. I also notice that just about every single person who drinks...