Metro North

Bar Cars Returning To Conn.-N.Y. Commuter Trains

Sep 13, 2016
Joelle Schrock / WSHU

Bar cars are returning to commuter trains running between Manhattan and Connecticut after a two-year hiatus, restoring a tradition dating back some 50 years, to the delight of many commuters.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The MTA will complete its roll out of e-ticketing on both the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North by the end of the summer. 

MTA To Pilot E-Ticketing

Mar 28, 2016
Joe Shlabotnik / Creative Commons

The Long Island Rail Road will soon conduct a pilot program to test electronic ticketing. 

Passengers will be able to purchase tickets using their credit cards and a smartphone app.

Davis Dunavin

It’s been a rocky year for Metro-North Railroad. But Connecticut officials say scheduling improvements are on the way because of upgrades that are almost complete on a busy stretch of the New Haven line.

Federal regulators promised on Thursday to release a comprehensive safety report on Metro-North Railroad on March 17th.  The Federal Railroad Administration launched its safety investigation following a fatal derailment on Metro North railroad last December 1st.