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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
The manhunt for the Boston Marathon bomb suspect is affecting mass transportation in New England.
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.
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 […]
Two men have been killed in separate train accidents, one in Greenwich and one in Enfield.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) _ Amtrak is going to break the speed limit this week in the Northeast Corridor. The rail service announced Monday it will operate test trains overnight at 165 mph in four stretches […]