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FAIRFIELD, CT - MAY 18: 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)

Injured Workers File Claims as Train Service Returns to Normal

Train service from New York to Boston was back on schedule Wednesday on one of the nation’s oldest and most heavily traveled railways, five days after a derailment in Connecticut injured scores of commuters and damaged tracks.

05/22/2013

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

Metro North, Amtrak, Resume Limited Service; One Damaged Track Repaired

Four days after a train derailment and collision cut off service on the Metro-North tracks near the Fairfield train station, both Metro North and Amtrak say limited service is resuming Tuesday afternoon.

05/21/2013

(Courtesy Fairfield Police)

Latest On Train Derailment, Status Of Service

Three patients remained in critical condition Saturday morning, with two of those stable, after two commuter trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in an accident that sent about 70 people to the hospital, severely damaged the tracks and threatened to snarl travel in the congested Northeast Corridor.

05/18/2013

Amtrak (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Amtrak To Unveil New Locomotives For Northeast Corridor

Amtrak unveils the first of 70 new locomotives at a plant in California Monday, marking what the national passenger railroad service hopes will be a new era of better reliability, streamlined maintenance and better energy efficiency along the Northeast corridor.

05/13/2013

(Emmanuel Dunard/AFP/Getty Images)

Manhunt Affects Transportation In Region

Mass transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday as police conducted a massive manhunt for a suspect in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing.

04/19/2013

Amtrak (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Trains Searched In Suspect Manhunt

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities in Connecticut say they searched trains in Norwalk and Darien for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects but didn’t find anything. Norwalk officials say Boston police asked them to […]

04/19/2013

Boston travelers (Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Manhunt Affects Transportation In Region

The manhunt for the Boston Marathon bomb suspect is affecting mass transportation in New England.

04/19/2013

(File/Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Amtrak Ridership Up

Amtrak says ridership has increased in the first six months of fiscal year 2013, with ridership in March setting a record as the single best month ever in Amtrak’s history.

04/09/2013

Metro North

Some Train Service Resumes; Fares Waived Thursday, Friday

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Commuter rail service between Stamford and New York’s Grand Central Station is struggling to return to normal, though passengers are getting an unusual free ride. Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and […]

11/01/2012

(Credit: DOT)

Two Die In Separate Train Accidents

Two men have been killed in separate train accidents, one in Greenwich and one in Enfield.

10/18/2012

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