Rockslide Causes Metro-North Delays

Metro-North officials said train service resumed around midnight Saturday after hours of repairs to the tracks between the Garrison and Peekskill stations on the Hudson Line

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    Full service resumed on a Metro-North line after tumbling rocks damaged a stretch of tracks, halted trains and left hundreds of passengers without rides.

    Metro-North officials said train service resumed overnight after hours of repairs to the tracks between the Garrison and Peekskill stations on the Hudson Line following the rock slide Saturday as crews were fixing a retaining wall. No one was hurt, but the tracks were impassible.

    The railroad brought in shuttle buses during the delay, but some stranded passengers said they waited for hours.

    Amtrak service was also affected.

    Metro-North said crews fixed the less-damaged track to restore some train service before shifting to the second track, which could require more extensive repairs.

    The rock slide is the latest headache for a railroad recovering from two major accidents and myriad service disruptions.

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