Metro-North delays continue in storm’s aftermath
Updated 5:07 pm, Wednesday, May 16, 2018
With Tuesday’s storm in the rearview mirror, crews have been working around the clock to restore power and clear downed trees.
Metro-North Railroad continues to clear its tracks to allow trains to pass through their regularly scheduled stations.
UPDATE: 5 p.m. Wednesday
Danbury branch is operating on or close to schedule.
UPDATE: 4:16 p.m. Wednesday
The Danbury branch is experiencing delays of 65 to 70 minutes due to an earlier downed tree south of the Redding station.
UPDATE: 2:57 p.m. Wednesday
The Danbury branch is experiencing delays of 20 to 25 minutes because of an earlier reported tree down in the vicinity of Redding.
UPDATE: 8 p.m. Tuesday
The Danbury branch service is experiencing delays of up to 75 minutes because of main line delays and an earlier tree down on the tracks in the area of Bethel.
UPDATE: 7:43 p.m.
Service on the Harlem line has resumed with limited service between Grand Central Terminal and White Plains. There is very limited service between White Plains and Mount Kisco. Service north of Mount Kisco remains suspected because of multiple downed trees.
UPDATE: 7:15 p.m.
The Hudson line is operating on limited service from Grand Central Terminal to Croton-Harmon with delays of up to 60 minutes. Service remains suspended between Croton-Harmon and Poughkeepsie.
“Customers wishing to travel north of Croton-Harmon should arrange alternate transportation at Croton-Harmon,” Metro-North advised.
UPDATE: 6:34 p.m.
The New Haven line of service has resumed with limited service. There are delays up to an hour.
Access to Grand Central Terminal is limited to the 42nd Street entrances.
UPDATE: 6:20 p.m.
The Hudson line of service from Metro-North has resumed between Grand Central Terminal and Croton-Harmon with delays up to 60 minutes.
Service between Croton-Harmon and Poughkeepsie remains suspended because of multiple trees down.
After severe thunderstorms ripped across the state Tuesday evening, Metro-North Railroad suspended three of its lines for customer safety.
New Haven, Hudson and Harlem lines of Metro-North are currently suspended to ensure customer safety during the storm.
Customers are advised to avoid Grand Central Terminal until further notice.
The announcement came at 5:24 p.m. via Twitter — at the peak time for commuters trying to make their way home.
There was no estimated time for when the lines might resume service.