After a freight train carrying garbage derailed in the Bronx last Thursday, forcing Metro-North to suspend service on the Hudson Line, the MTA has been working around the clock to fix the rail and pick up the garbage. Now, the agency says that there will be normal traffic for today's Monday commute.

The MTA says, "For Monday, July 22, Metro-North will operate a regular Hudson Line schedule, with scattered delays up to 15 minutes due to our limited operational capacity in the vicinity of Spuyten Duyvil station."

To get things moving again, about 100 workers from the MTA and CSX (the freight train operator) worked to remove the train and fix the tracks. The MTA explained, "The damage to the infrastructure is so substantial that only one of the two tracks in the area will be returned to service for the Monday morning rush, but railroad officials say there is sufficient capacity to operate 40 inbound and 12 outbound scheduled trains during the AM peak. Customers are advised to anticipate scattered delays." Tonight, after 10 p.m., "when the track is clear of all work equipment, crews will install about 160 feet of third rail on one of the two tracks. A test train will check the track before passenger service operates on Monday morning. The remaining track will be out-of-service this week and work will continue at night on rebuilding 1,500 feet of track before it can be returned to passenger service."

MTA spokeswoman Marjorie Anders didn't underplay the severity of the incident, "It’s by far the worst derailment I’ve ever seen on Metro-North’s history. It looks like a snow plow went through the track and just piled up all the rock and ties. It’s a major mess." Here are videos from the repair effort:

The derailment is being investigated by the NTSB.