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

Transit Report: Crime Up In 2014 On Metro-North

A transit report says crime has risen since last year on Metro North Railroad, but officials of the commuter line and an advocate say riders are safe.

09/30/2014

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MTA Considering Metro-North Extension

Metro-North Railroad, which now serves Grand Central Terminal, is looking to extend the commuter line to Penn Station.

09/23/2014

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Advocates Press For Change On Waterbury Rail Line

Commuter advocates who ride Metro-North Railroad continue to press for improvements on the Waterbury branch line.

09/04/2014

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

Malloy Seeks $3 Million For Century-Old Rail Span

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is seeking to borrow $3 million in state bonds to fix a railroad bridge in Connecticut that blocked commuter rail traffic in May and June.

07/21/2014

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Commuters Press Conn. To Improve Waterbury Rail

Connecticut commuters on a small Metro-North Railroad branch line are fed up with what they say is substandard service and are organizing to make sure they’re not ignored.

07/09/2014

New Haven Union Station (Courtesy Office of the Governor)

Robbers May Be Targeting Commuters In New Haven

New Haven police are warning commuters who walk downtown from Union Station about a rash of robberies along that route.

06/12/2014

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Gear Failure Blamed for Metro-North Commuter Delay

The Connecticut Department of Transportation blamed a gear failure for a stuck railroad bridge that snarled travel on Thursday morning for thousands of Metro-North commuters.

05/29/2014

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Lawmakers Vow To Continue Rail Safety Push

Connecticut officials are marking the anniversary of a derailment on the Metro-North Railroad that injured more than 70 people in Bridgeport.

05/17/2014

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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

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New Metro-North Rail Schedule Riles Some Commuters

A schedule overhaul by Metro-North Railroad intended to improve reliability on the Waterbury branch line has increased commuting time for some commuters.

05/15/2014

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