The Long Island Rail Road has 10 Branch Lines. We will deal with each of them, 1 @ a Time. Today, I will address the West Hempstead Branch. The West Hempstead Branch includes the following Stations: St. Albans, Valley Stream, Westwood, Malverne, Lakeview, Hempstead Gardens & West Hempstead. The Majority of the Trains that stop @ St. Albans are the Babylon Branch Trains. The West Hempstead Branch is a 1 Track Electric Trains Branch Line. It is ONLY during the Morning & Evening Rush that You have Direct Train Service Between Jamaica or Barclays Center in Kings County (Brooklyn) & West Hempstead.
There are 2 things I would LIKE to See BUT in order for this to become a reality, There Needs to be an Increase in Ridership. Before We impliment My…Read more >
The Final part of Metro North Rail Road is the New Haven Line. The New Haven Line Consists of 4 Sub-Branches. There is the LOCAL Train between Stamford, CT & Grand Central Terminal. You can Transfer @ Stamford CT, for the LOCAL Train to New Canaan CT, making Stops @ Glenbrook, Springdale & Talmadge Hills. Transfer @ South Norwalk CT, between the New Haven Train & the LOCAL Train to Danbury, CT, making stops @ Merritt 7, Wilton, Cannondale, Branchville, Redding & Bethel. Transfer @ Bridgeport, CT, between the New Haven Train & the LOCAL train to Waterbury, CT, making stops @ Derby-Shelton, Ansonia, Seymour, Beacon Falls & Naugatuck. Finally You have the New Haven Train which is LOCAL between Stamford, CT, & New Haven, CT & EXPRESS between S…Read more >
Metro North Rail Road Harlem Line operates between Grand Central Terminal & Wassaic. You Currently have Local Service between Grand Central Terminal & North White Plains. You Currently Have Service between Grand Central Terminal & Southeast (Formerly Brewster North): Local Service between White Plains & Southeast & Express Service between Grand Central Terminal & White Plains. During the Morning & Evening Rush, You have Service between Grand Central Terminal & Wassaic with Local Service between Wassaic & Golden Bridge, then Express to Grand Central Terminal with a stop @ White Plains. All other Times, Change @ Southeast for Service to/from Wassaic. I would NOT Change ANYTHING about that.
I would Make sure to Advertise that ALL People going …Read more >
In my last Blog/Column, I talked about Metro North Rail Road West of the Hudson. The Majority of Metro North Rail Road is on the East Side of the Hudson. In this Blog/Column, I will focus on the Hudson Line.
The Hudson Line has Local Train Service grom Grand Central Terminal to Croton Harmon as well as Express Service from Grand Central Terminal & Poughkeepsie. I am Happy to see that Metro North has a 153rd Street-Yankee Stadium Stop. I would Continue with the Service to Yankee Stadium. I would Continue the Local Service between Grand Central Terminal & Croton Harmon. I would Continue the Express Service between Grand Central Terminal.
Near the Spuyten Duyvil Station, there is a Switch Area where Amtrak coming from Penn Station connects with…Read more >
My Next Topic is Metro North Rail Road. Metro North Rail Road has 5 Main Branch Lines. I will Address 2 of them in this Blog/Column. Of the 5 Main Branch Lines of Metro North Rail Road, 2 of them are known as the West of the Hudson. These 2 Branch Lines are the Port Jervis Line & the Pascack Valley Line.
The Pascack Valley Line stops @ Spring Valley, Nanuet & Pearl River. The Remaining Stops are all in New Jersey. The NEXT to LAST Stop is Secaucus Junction. You May Transfer there for the Trains to Penn Station, New York.
'The Port Jervis Line Stops @ Port Jervis, Otisville, Middletown/Town of Wallkill, Campbell Hall, Salisbury, Mills-Cornwall, Harriman, Tuxedo, Sloatsburg & Suffern. The thing that makes the Port Jervis Line Different is that…Read more >