Limited G Train Service Due To Derailment

Shortly after 10:15 last night, the front two wheels on the first car of a Brooklyn-bound derailed south of the Hoyt-Schemerhorn Streets station. Due to this derailment, MTA NYC Transit has just literally announced that service will be limited on the . Here are the complete details: As a result of last night’s derailment north […]

Metro-North Accident Leaves 7 Dead

Unfortunately tragedy has once again struck the Metro-North Railroad as 7 people were killed after a Harlem line train struck a Jeep sitting on the tracks in Valhalla. Here is more via a report from Pete Donohue & Joseph Stepansky of the New York Daily News: Seven people were killed and 12 others injured Tuesday […]

MTA Report Exposes F Train Derailment Cause

Back in the beginning of May, the biggest transit story was the Brooklyn-bound train that derailed in Queens. 7 months after the derailment, the MTA issued a report this past Friday exposing the cause of the derailment which turned out to be unrepaired track defaults. Here is the official press release I received which I […]

Brooklyn-Bound F Train Derails In Queens

Emergency service workers responded to the derailment of a Brooklyn-bound F train just south of the 65th Street station in Woodside, Queens. Photo: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin. The big story of the day is the Brooklyn-bound F train that derailed in Queens this morning at 10:24 AM just south of the 65th Street […]

Explosion At 72nd St SAS Station Cavern

I have been so busy over the past few days but I could not ignore the big story from the other day when an explosion occurred at the 72nd St Second Avenue Subway station cavern. While the explosion was of the planned variety, the result of debris & a thick cloud of smoke rising was […]