Winter storm warning: The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Storm Warning for parts of the state Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.  Stay with WTIC NewsTalk 1080 for the latest forecast, and for traffic problems resulting from the weather. Read More

Federal Railroad Administration

Connecticut state investigators examine the scene of a Metro North train collision. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Faulty Safety Practices Cited As Cause Of Metro North Accidents

NEW YORK (AP) – A panel convened by New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority says Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance in recent years. The report released Wednesday echoes an assessment conducted earlier this […]

08/27/2014

(Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Unveils New Safety Measures

Metro-North Railroad Thursday announced a sweeping series of reforms in response to a federal report that unveiled safety deficiencies.

05/15/2014

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Subcommittee Hearing Today On Rail Safety

(Washington, DC/CBS Connecticut) – There’s a hearing taking place in Washington today of a Commerce subcomittee of Surface Transportation. The subcommitte, chaired by Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, looks to examine the current state of safety […]

03/06/2014

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 882 other followers