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Metro-North Service Restored After Two-Hour Thursday Evening Stoppage

Passengers at Grand Central Station during the Thursday evening stoppage.
Passengers at Grand Central Station during the Thursday evening stoppage. Photo Credit: Twitter

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Metro-North announced at 9:45 p.m. Thursday that power has been restored and trains have returned to service with delays following signal issues that stopped trains.

Passengers on the stopped trains were stranded on the rails since about 7:45 p.m., Metro-North said.

Trains were running on all lines -- New Haven (Conn.), Hudson and Harlem -- except on the Danbury (Conn.) branch, it said.

The trains were running on delays and with huge backups in the system.

All trains and servicesĀ  had been halted after the computer system that controls the trains went down at about 7:45 p.m.