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FAIRFIELD, CT - MAY 18: A Connecticut state investigator examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut.  Two New Haven Line Metro North trains collided on Friday, May 17, injuring as many as 60 people. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Engineer Injured In Derailment Sues Metro-North

An engineer who was injured in the May 2013 derailment of a commuter train in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has sued Metro-North Railroad. It’s the latest of more than 25 lawsuits filed in the derailment.

09/29/2014

New CT Fastrack (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Business Groups Backing Bus-Only Route

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Business leaders along the route of the $567 million bus-only corridor in central Connecticut are trying to pump up support for the massive project. The Newington Chamber of Commerce organized a […]

09/27/2014

(Michael Graae/Getty Images)

MTA Proposes Metro North Line To Penn Station

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is proposing to extend Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven line to Penn Station in Manhattan to ease crowding and provide access to Manhattan’s West Side as part of […]

09/24/2014

Grand Central Terminal (Credit: Thinkstock)

MTA Considering Metro-North Extension

Metro-North Railroad, which now serves Grand Central Terminal, is looking to extend the commuter line to Penn Station.

09/23/2014

(Photo  credit:  Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Bus Fire Halts Bridge Traffic

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State police say a transit bus caught fire on the Founders Bridge over the Connecticut River between Hartford and East Hartford, but no one was injured. The fire was reported at […]

09/21/2014

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

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