January 12, 2011 by · Comments Off on MBTA 

MBTA, (AP) – Authorities are urging Massachusetts residents to stay off the roads as a winter storm grinds the state, but that did not stop some people from heading to work.
Michelle was wearing scrubs medical Koolian as she waited in Andover on Wednesday morning for a train to take him to his job as a medical assistant at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

The 23-year Koolian said she had to get it to work because patients rely on her.

Other commuters bundled up for cold in heavy parkas, snow pants and boots, wearing work clothes in garment bags.

The MBTA said there are some delays but no major problems on commuter rail and subway and passenger volume is light.

State police report numerous spinouts and crashes at least two tractor-trailers that resulted in minor injuries.

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October 26, 2010 by · Comments Off on LIRR 

LIRR, LIRR trains are delayed travelers in New York, with delays on all lines.

A low-speed derailment at 10:30 pm today, inside Penn Station, has caused headaches.

About 300 passengers were asked to board the train and wait at the station. No casualties were reported

Train LIRR (Long Island Railroad) are the oldest trains in the country. CBS New York suggests that the aging infrastructure may delay the return to service.

NJ Transit is advising passengers that the wait between trains can be as much as 30 minutes.

There is no estimate for full restoration service is available at this time.

Amtrak and Metro-North Railroad have coordinated a railway bridge between the Grand Central Terminal in New York and the Croton Harmon station, with alternative bus transportation is also available between Grand Central and Penn Station in New York.

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October 26, 2010 by · Comments Off on Nj Transit 

Nj Transit, Beginning Monday, NJ Transit will begin their modern electric trolley from 22 stations Eighth Street Hudson-Bergen Light Rail in Bayonne.

NJ Transit will conduct tests of trains from 10 to 12 weeks in light rail tracks between two stations during the day, Mayor Mark Smith said.

Travelers are advised to trains going to and from the station on Calle Ocho, the last stop on the line, has not yet opened will not be available to passengers during the trial period. It should continue to use other stations.

NJ Transit has not announced when the season opens Calle Ocho.