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Hartford Line CT Rail logo. Image courtesy of Connecticut governor's office.

Train Station Construction Begins

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials have announced the start of construction of train stations at Berlin, Meriden and Wallingford as part of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Rail Program. The nearly $59 million project announced Friday […]

10/24/2014

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Rail Line Says Wet Leaves Cause Problems

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Not all autumn landscapes in New England are scenes of beauty. Metro-North Railroad is warning commuters of delays due to wet leaves. The commuter rail line says leaves that fall on […]

10/20/2014

Thomas Prendergast,  Chairman MTA (Courtesy CT-N)

MTA Head: Rail Traffic Staff Had Worked Without A Break For Weeks At Time Ofr Last Year’s Accidents

The head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority told federal safety officials that traffic control staff at the Metro-North Railroad had worked seven days straight for weeks when several accidents, including one fatal, disrupted commutes in Connecticut and New York last year.

10/13/2014

S-97 Raider Helicopter (Sikorsky Photo)

Sikorsky Unveils S-97 Raider Helicopter

A roll-out ceremony in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday for the newest Sikorsky military helicopter prototype.

10/03/2014

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

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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

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