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Yonkers mudslide impacts Metro-North

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - The rain tapered off in Yonkers by the Thursday morning commute, but significant downpours the night before caused a mudslide which took out a retaining wall that landed on Metro-North train tracks.

Two tracks on the Hudson Line were disabled. Only one track was open for the morning commute.

The delays were about 30 minutes as crews cleared the debris.

The retaining wall that collapsed at an apartment building above the tracks had been unstable for some time, according to local residents.

The MTA sent buses to the four stations most impacted by the landslide - Riverdale, Ludlow, Glenwood and Greystone - for customers going northbound from those stations.

Cancellations can be expected of trains that originate at Greystone, said the MTA.




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