Metro-North Train Runs Over Mattress on Tracks, Sparking Fire - NBC New York

    Train Runs Over Mattress, Sparks Fire

    A northbound Metro-North train ran over a mattress in the Bronx Thursday, sparking a fire that shorted out the third rail, according to the MTA. (Published Thursday, Jul 4, 2013) A northbound Metro-North train ran over a mattress in the Bronx Thursday, sparking a fire that shorted out the third rail, according to the MTA. See More