April 16, 2024

Amtrak practice service on the route between New York Metropolis and Albany remained suspended for a second day Monday morning after structural issues have been found in a parking storage over the tracks in midtown Manhattan.

Amtrak suspended service between Pennsylvania Station in New York and Croton-Harmon Station in Westchester for the primary time on Sunday, citing issues with the storage on 51st Avenue between tenth and eleventh Avenues.

In keeping with town’s constructing division, constructing inspectors discovered structural issues all through the storage, together with uncovered rebar, cracks and holes within the concrete. The storage is hooked up to a 38-story condominium constructing on tenth Avenue often known as Hudsonview Terrace.

An Amtrak spokesman mentioned Monday there isn’t any estimate but as to when service will resume and that it is dependent upon the standing of the storage, which is privately owned. The constructing authority has ordered the storage to be partially cleared.

On Monday morning, yellow warning tape blocked the doorway to the storage. An indication mentioned it had been closed since Friday for repairs. There was no reply to the house owners cellphone quantity.

New York engineers have been inspecting the storage, Mayor Eric Adams mentioned Sunday, “to make sure the protection of passengers and pedestrians.”

Metro-North trains continued to run between Grand Central Terminal and Croton-Harmon Monday, and Amtrak tickets have been redeemed on that route.