NY Metro-North Railroad closure continues Monday

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Posted: Aug 28, 2011 9:58 PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and Connecticut commuters will not be able to travel to their jobs in New York City on Metro-North Railroad, which must stay closed because of "significant damage" caused by the hurricane, the railway company said in a statement.

The signal line is not fully functioning on any of the three lines and there is significant flooding at stations and parking lots, as well as mudslides and washouts, Metro-North Railroad said.

(Reporting by Joan Gralla; editing by Anthony Boadle)