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The Walk Bridge in Norwalk. Photo from state Department of Transportation report.

MIllions In Federal Funds To Help Pay For Bridge Replacement

Connecticut is receiving a $161 million federal grant to help replace the aging Walk Bridge in Norwalk, which malfunctioned this summer causing major disruptions for rail passengers.

09/17/2014

(Courtesy Fairfield Police)

4 Settle In Metro North Derailment And Collision

By DAVE COLLINS  Associated Press    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Four of 28 people who sued the Metro-North Railroad in federal court after being injured in a train crash in Connecticut last year have settled […]

09/15/2014

A Metro-North train at the Bridgeport station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Metro-North Broadens Test For Bicycles On Trains

Metro-North Railroad is launching a pilot program to offer its broadest tryout yet of bicycle racks on trains.

09/15/2014

(Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Wins $8.2M To Upgrade Freight Rail

Eastern Connecticut has won an $8.2 million federal grant to upgrade freight rail.

09/10/2014

A Metro-North train at the Bridgeport station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Senators To Seek More Rail Safety Funding

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ Senators Charles Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut say they want to “overhaul” rail safety laws to prevent future derailments and other accidents. The two Democrats say Sunday […]

09/07/2014

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