Downed tree causes delays for some Metro North riders

September 18, 2012 5:33:06 PM PDT
It was a long ride home for some Metro North commuters after a tree came down on some of the tracks.

A spokeswoman says a large tree that came down between the Williamsbridge and Botanical Garden train stations in Fordham.

It happened around 2:00 p.m.

The tree blocked 3 of 4 tracks leaving only one track available for service through the area.

Delays reached up to 40 minutes in both directions on the Harlem line before the tree could be removed.

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