Archive for January, 2014

Service Diversions 01-30-14

Get a head start on your weekend plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & @SurgeFM! Have a safe & […]

LIRR Ridership Rises 2% In 2013

In more railroad ridership news, the Long Island Rail Road saw a 2% increase in ridership in 2013. Here is more: A surge in train travel over the last three months of 2013 helped boost MTA Long Island Rail Road’s ridership for the second year in a row with the LIRR recording a 2% jump […]

Metro-North Reaches Ridership Record

East of Hudson service on the Metro-North set a new ridership record in 2013. Here is more: Metro-North’s annual east of Hudson ridership last year was the highest in the railroad’s history, at 81.8 million, surpassing the previous east of Hudson record of 81.5 million rides that was set in 2008. This is an increase […]

Cause Of Disruption Identified

Metro-North has been on a roll lately & not of the good kind. Yesterday was more of the same for the much maligned agency as riders had to endure a 2 hour service disruption. Just a short time ago, the agency announced what caused that disruption. Here are the details: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman […]

LIRR To Add 8 Trains To Schedule Tonight

Although the LIRR will continue to run a weekend schedule for the rest of today, the agency has announced they will add 8 trains to the schedule tonight. Here are the complete details: The Long Island Rail Road will continue to operate on a weekend schedule for the rest of the day today (with the […]