Amtrak

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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

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Manhunt Affects Transportation In Region

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

04/19/2013

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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

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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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Amtrak To Test 165 mph In Northeast Corridor — But Not In Connecticut

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 […]

09/24/2012

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In Windsor Locks

Amtrak says a pedestrian has been struck and killed in Windsor Locks by a train headed from Springfield, Mass., to New Haven.

04/18/2012

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Pedestrian Killed By Train In Wallingford

A pedestrian has been killed by a train in Wallingford on the Meriden town line.

12/05/2011

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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.

11/04/2011

Metro North file image from Metro North web site.

Derailment Causes Metro-North, Amtrak Problems

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

06/25/2011

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