Metro-North resumes normal schedule after derailment

A CSX freight train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station on Thursday night. (Credit: mta.info)
A CSX freight train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station Thursday night. Credit: MTA

Metro-North Railroad has resumed its normal schedule this morning after a derailment on the Hudson Line last week caused service cancellations.

Ten cars of a 24-car CSX freight train carrying garbage derailed last Thursday night near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx. One of the two tracks affected has reopened, allowing Metro-North to resume normal schedule.

Officials warned commuters Monday morning that there may be scattered delays of up to 15 minutes due to “limited operating capacity.”

The cause of the derailment is under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board, The New York Times reports.



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