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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

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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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Advocates Press For Change On Waterbury Rail Line

Commuter advocates who ride Metro-North Railroad continue to press for improvements on the Waterbury branch line.

09/04/2014

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State Launches Speeding Campaign

Connecticut is beginning a crackdown on highway speeders just in time for the busy Labor Day holiday weekend.

09/01/2014

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Fatal Accident Closes I-95

Connecticut state police shut down all southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in New Haven following a fatal accident involving two tractor trailers and another vehicle before the start of the morning rush hour.

08/27/2014

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Man Struck And Killed By Train

A man was struck by a Metro North Train near the Naugatuck station Tuesday evening.

08/26/2014

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Malloy Touts Bridge Rehab Funding

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is plugging his administration’s efforts to help municipalities replace and rehabilitate local bridges.

08/25/2014

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