Con Edison http://wshu.org en Metro North failure was the result of a gamble gone wrong http://wshu.org/post/metro-north-failure-was-result-gamble-gone-wrong <p>Regular train service resumed on Monday between Connecticut and New York City, almost two weeks after a power failure caused Metro North&#39;s New Haven Line to operate at nearly half its capacity.</p><p>Some are asking how the system was so vulnerable that a failure on a single power feeder line could cause such a problem. WSHU&rsquo;s Craig LeMoult took a look at a gamble that was taken by the MTA, and what went wrong.</p><p></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:33:57 +0000 Craig LeMoult 6246 at http://wshu.org Metro North failure was the result of a gamble gone wrong MTA Board approves refund for Metro North New Haven line commuters http://wshu.org/post/mta-board-approves-refund-metro-north-new-haven-line-commuters <p>The board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted on Tuesday to offer commuters on Metro North&rsquo;s New Haven line a refund to compensate for service difficulties since a power outage on the line last week.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 02:58:12 +0000 Craig LeMoult 6073 at http://wshu.org MTA Board approves refund for Metro North New Haven line commuters Update on the status of Metro North's New Haven line http://wshu.org/post/update-status-metro-norths-new-haven-line <p>Troubles on Metro North have continued into a second week, but officials say things should be able to return to normal by next week. MTA officials estimate service should be fully restored by Tuesday, Oct. 8. Details on the power restoration from Con Edison are online <a href="http://www.coned.com/newsroom/news/pr20130930.asp">here</a>.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 20:56:42 +0000 Craig LeMoult, Ebong Udoma & Mark Herz 5972 at http://wshu.org Update on the status of Metro North's New Haven line Power failure stifles morning commute between Stamford and NYC; Limited service back up http://wshu.org/post/power-failure-stifles-morning-commute-between-stamford-and-nyc-limited-service-back <p>Commuters heading between Connecticut and New York can expect significant rail and highway delays.</p><p><a href="http://new.mta.info/gss/6/3">Metro-North Railroad says</a> service is extremely limited on the New Haven line between Stamford and Grand Central Terminal due to a problem with a Con Edison cable feeder.</p><p><a href="http://www.coned.com/newsroom/news/pr20130925.asp">Con Ed </a>says the railroad was doing work on the Mount Vernon substation when the feeder cable failed. The utility's crews are on the scene.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:27:53 +0000 WSHU Staff 5708 at http://wshu.org Power failure stifles morning commute between Stamford and NYC; Limited service back up