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Bridge Work Will Affect Weekend Amtrak Service

Amtrak is suspending its Northeast Regional service between Boston and New York City from 4 p.m. Saturday through noon Sunday to replace two century-old bridge spans in Connecticut.


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Derailment Causes Metro-North, Amtrak Problems

A derailed piece of work equipment halted Metro-North train service between Bridgeport and Fairfield Friday night.


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Proposal Would Spin Off Northeast Corridor Service From Amtrak

A key House Republican is proposing to take popular Northeast corridor train service away from Amtrak and solicit bids from private investors for high-speed rail service.



Suspicious Package Found At New London Bus Station

The State Police bomb squad has detonated a suspicious package at a Connecticut bus station that caused delays on a nearby Amtrak line.


Branford Amtrak Bridge Over Route 1

Section Of Route 1 Closed For Construction

A section of Route 1 in Branford will be closed from 9 p.m. on Saturday until noontime on Sunday so that crews can set new bridge griders for the Amtrak Railroad Bridge.


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Amtrak To “Tweet” Problems

Amtrak is introducing a pilot program to notify Northeast Corridor passengers about major service disruptions via Twitter.


Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Train

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in Groton Wednesday morning.


Haiti Disaster Renews Fears Of Major Earthquake In Southern California

Train-Truck Collision At Wallingford Crossing

An Amtrak passenger train hit a FedEx truck at Wallingford’s Toelle’s Road crossing about 7:30 Tuesday morning.

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