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Plane Loses Power, Crashes On Busway

Hartford police report a plane has landed on the CTfastrak busway, at Flatbush and Newfield near the Hartford-West Hartford line.

11/29/2014

New CT Fastrack (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Hartford-New Britain Busway To Begin Service In March

The state Department of Transportation says the $567 million bus-only corridor between Hartford and New Britain will begin operating in late March.

11/25/2014

Amtrak Train (Getty Images)

Amtrak Worries About Northeast’s “Achilles’ Heel”

For tens of thousands of rail travelers in the Northeast each day, making a curtain time or simply getting to work can hinge on a bridge built two years before the Titanic sank.

11/15/2014

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Derailment “Minor,” Amtrak Resumes Service

Amtrak has resumed commuter rail service in Connecticut between Hartford and Springfield, Massachusetts, after a minor freight train derailment.

11/12/2014

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Man Burned On Top Of Train

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ A 21-year-old man is hospitalized after catching fire on top of a New York City-bound commuter train in Connecticut. Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials say the man was found on fire atop […]

11/09/2014

Amtrak (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Woman Killed On Train Tracks In Milford

Metro-North says a woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on the Metro-North tracks west of the Milford station Monday afternoon.

10/27/2014

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