A mudslide disrupts the North Metro

A mudslide disrupts service on tracks between Croton-Harmon and Tarrytown on Saturday, October 21 in this photo from MTA/Metro-North.

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TARRYTOWN β€” A weather-related mudslide in the Westchester County area has disrupted service on Metro-North’s Hudson and Amtrak lines, rail agencies advised Saturday.

Metro-North said service between Croton-Harmon and “south to Tarrytown” has been suspended. The extent of the damage and the estimated time for return to normal service were not indicated and could not be immediately determined.

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3 pm Metro North Consulting Customers are suggested to use the Harlem Line, which operates a full schedule.

Hudson Line service has been reduced to hourly in both directions between Grand Central Station and Tarrytown, and between Croton-Harmon and Poughkeepsie. Very limited bus service is provided between Tarrytown and Croton-Harmon.

Amtrak’s warning affects several lines between Albany and New York City “due to excess debris blocking the tracks due to severe weather along the route.” Train 280 has been terminated at Albany-Rensselaer, while Train 238 has been canceled and other trains are listed as experiencing service outages this afternoon and evening.

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According to the National Weather Service, rain will likely continue until at least 2 p.m. in the Tarrytown area with a 60 percent chance of rain. Rainfall Saturday night is expected to reach 30 percent before 7 p.m. The wind will be strong.

The incident prompted Governor Kathy Hochul’s office to issue a statement stating that no injuries had been reported and no one was stranded in the affected areas. β€œAt this point, our top priority is to restore service as quickly as possible, and we are extremely grateful to the hard-working MTA employees and emergency responders who are working to keep riders, motorists and all New Yorkers safe,” the statement read.

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