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Joseph Giulietti, President, Metro-North (Courtesy CT-N)

New Metro-North President Presents Preliminary 100-Day Improvement Plan

Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti has given Connecticut’s transportation commissioner a preliminary 100-day improvement plan.

03/04/2014

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Amtrak Trims Schedule As Storm Approaches East

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A winter storm headed toward the East Coast has Amtrak trimming schedules for its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains. Amtrak says passengers should also expect fewer runs than normal on […]

03/02/2014

A snow plow driver checks his salt spreader on Jan. 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Bill Requires Study Of Road Treatments

onnecticut Transportation Commissioner James Redeker said Friday he’s willing to review whether it makes sense to add rust inhibitors to chemical road treatments used to clear ice and snow on state roads and highways, as his agency faces complaints from motorists, truckers and local fire officials about corroded vehicles.

02/28/2014

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Reports Of Tainted Gasoline In Hartford

Complaints of tainted gas from Hartford’s Speedy Food Mart gas station at New Britain Avenue and Broad Street has caused the Connecticut Better Business Bureau to launch an investigation.

02/28/2014

Joseph Giulietti, President, Metro-North (Courtesy CT-N)

Metro-North Execs Meet With Trans. Committee

Metro-North Railroad’s two top executives have told Connecticut legislators that the commuter rail line has installed new technology, slowed trains and made internal management changes to improve service.

02/27/2014

Train tracks file photo (Photo by Luke Sharrett/Getty Images)

No Injuries In Shore Line East Derailment

No one was injured when a Shore Line East train carrying 14 passengers derailed around 5 p.m. Monday.

02/25/2014

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

Metro-North Conductor Apologizes For Mix-Up

A conductor on the nation’s second-busiest commuter railroad is apologizing to riders in Connecticut for an express train that failed to show up, delaying their trip into New York City.

02/24/2014

Metro-North tracks (Ann Karrick/WTIC Photo)

Metro-North Train Collides With Vehicle In Milford

A Metro-North train has struck a car at a crossing in Milford, but authorities say nobody was injured.

02/21/2014

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Ice Buildup Blamed For Freight Train Derailment

Officials with the Housatonic Railroad say a buildup of ice caused a freight train engine to derail at a private crossing in New Milford.

02/20/2014