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  • The MTA and transit workers union have reached a new contract that gives subway and bus workers raises after five years.
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  • LIRR service has been restored in both directions on the Ronkonkoma, Huntington and Port Jefferson Branches, following a fire east of Westbury.
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  • Attention subway riders, get ready for a lot of weekend repair work underground.
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  • Commuters on the Long Island Railroad who use ticket vending machines should check their accounts for unathorized withdrawals.
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  • New Jersey Transit says NEC, NJCL, RVL, and Midtown Directs have resumed service between Newark and NY after a brush fire in the Kearny/Newark area caused earlier suspensions.
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  • President Barack Obama on Thursday appointed a second Presidential Emergency Board to help resolve a labor dispute between the Long Island Rail Road and some of its employees.
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  • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Wednesday it plans to install video cameras and audio recorders on most Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road trains.
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  • metro north train
  • A Federal Railroad Administration review says the Metro-North commuter railroad has a "deficient safety culture."
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  • The Social Security numbers and other personal information of about 15,000 New York City transit workers has been found on a CD inside a refurbished computer sold by a retailer, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
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  • PATH service between Newark and Journal Square has resumed with residual delays after crews repaired a pole leaning over the tracks.
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  • Metro-North has restored all service to and from Grand Central Terminal after the explosion and building collapse next to Metro-North's tracks running above Park Avenue in East Harlem.
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  • Service between Huntington and Hicksville on the Port Jefferson Branch was suspended for much of Tuesday morning after person was killed.
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  • The MTA's FASTRACK program will be affecting trains in Manhattan through early Friday morning.
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  • New Jersey Transit service has resumed on the Northeast Corridor , North Jersey Coast Line and Midtown direct lines after an open portal bridge caused suspensions.
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  • metro north train
  • Metro-North Railroad's two top executives have told Connecticut legislators that the commuter rail line has installed new technology, slowed trains and made internal management changes to improve service.
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  • linden train derailment
  • The minor derailment is affecting service on Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains, as well as Amtrak.
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  • The MTA is creating a senior management post to oversee safety issues in the wake of derailments over the past year.
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  • metro north train
  • A conductor on the Metro-North Railroad has apologized to Connecticut commuters for an express train that failed to show up, delaying their trip into New York City.
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  • The latest winter storm has created hazardous travel conditions around the Tri-state area, witht his new round of overnight snow making for a messy Tuesday commute.
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  • The World Trade Center and Exchange Place PATH stations will be closed this weekend for long term upgrades.
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  • Amtrak says the suspensions Wednesday are meant to reduce the exposure of passengers, crews and equipment to extreme weather.
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  • A minor New Jersey Transit train derailment in Orange, New Jersey is causing delays for the commute home.
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  • Signal problems knocked out service on nearly the entire length of the number 1, 2 and 3 subway lines for more than an hour this morning.
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  • The Port Authority announced that weekend service between Exchange Place and the World Trade Center will be suspended into early 2015 to install safety equipment, starting next weekend.
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  • weekend subway work
  • If you plan to take the New York City subway this weekend, the MTA is doing repair work on ten lines that could affect your trip.
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  • PATH trains are running again out of the World Trade Center, but falling ice created a nightmare commute for hundreds of riders.
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  • Long Island Rail Road workers authorize strike if no deal
  • Long Island Rail Road's largest union has unanimously voted to strike, with a walkout possible as soon as March.
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  • lirr delays
  • Service on the westbound LIRR has been restored from Jamaica Station into Penn Station after being suspended earlier due to a smoke and rail condition in the East River tunnels.
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  • The Midtown Direct train with 800 passengers aboard left Dover for New York City when it lost power near Secaucus Wednesday.
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  • subway trash can removal
  • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says its pilot program to reduce trash in the subway system is working and it will remove refuse cans at an additional 29 stations.
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  • The MTA predicts more delays for the East Side Access, which would link LIRR trains to Grand Central Terminal.
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  • mta super bowl metrocards
  • There are four of the special Metrocards, each with a unique front. On the back, they all say: "Together, the National Football League and the New York/NewJersey Super Bowl Host Committee are bringing the greatest game to the greatest region."
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  • The MTA's FASTRACK program will be affecting trains in Brooklyn through early Friday morning.
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  • albertson fire
  • Service has been restored after an earlier suspension on the Oyster Bay Branch due to a 4-alarm fire in Albertson.
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  • new jersey transit
  • New Jersey Transit trains are back on track after an earlier track fire had caused big delays on Friday.
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  • Human error to blame for Thursday evening Metro-North train suspensions
  • The MTA says the two-hour service disruption on Metro-North Railroad has been traced to human error during an electrical repair project.
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  • Long Island Rail Road service has resumed in both directions between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma following a disabled train west of Ronkonkoma.
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  • Because of the winter storm, mass transit agencies across the region have adjusted service schedules for Wednesday.
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  • The MTA's FASTRACK program will be affecting trains in Manhattan and Queens through early Friday morning.
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  • Seemingly endless subway repair work in Queens is causing growing concern among commuters and area businesses.
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  • Early-morning commuters faced a rough ride on New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line after a train struck and killed a man.
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  • All LIRR service has been restored after earlier suspensions due to signal problems earlier Monday.
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  • The MTA's FASTRACK program will be affecting trains in Manhattan through early Friday morning.
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  • The president of Metro-North railroad will retire at the end of January following a year of problems including a derailment that caused the first passenger deaths in its history.
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  • new jersey transit
  • NJ Transit experienced bit delays on three lines after an overhead power line fell onto a train.
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  • amtrak cold weather problems
  • Amtrak trains have been running on a modified schedule, and problems caused delays even for those trains.
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  • Due to forecasts predicting bitterly cold weather for the early part of the week, FASTRACK work on the G Line has been cancelled for Monday, January 6 and Tuesday, January 7. G service will operate normally.
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  • metro north
  • The Connecticut Department of Transportation has approved a 5% fare increase on Metro-North's New Haven line beginning Jan. 1st.
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  • NJ Transit's early 'getaway' service starts around 1 p.m. from the Port Authority Bus Terminal and from New York Penn Station, Newark Penn Station and Hoboken Terminals.
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  • New Jersey Transit trains are delayed due to a signal problem in the Hudson River Tunnel.
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