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Governor Dannel Malloy with Metro-North leaders at a briefing, Feb. 17, 2014. (Credit: WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Conn., MTA Agree On Review Before Electrical Work

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have agreed to establish an independent review before work is done on power or electrical lines to avoid outages similar to what disrupted Metro-North Railroad last September.

02/17/2014

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

Metro-North Worker Charged With Public Indecency On New Haven Line

Metro-North Railroad says an employee has been arrested on a charge of public indecency following a complaint from a passenger on a train from New York City to Connecticut.

01/28/2014

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Online Effort Started For Rail Commuter Complaints

Metro-North Railroad is defending its response to customer service as a commuter advocate launches an online effort including social media to air complaints directly to the railroad and elected officials.

01/28/2014

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Metro-North Passengers Stranded In Cold

Nearly 200 Metro-North rail passengers were stranded in freezing temperatures for about two hours when their train lost power in Connecticut because of a downed wire that continues to cause delays.

01/23/2014

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

Reorganized Metro-North Panel Off To Rocky Start

By STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Months after lawmakers reorganized a commuter advocacy group to broaden its oversight beyond Metro-North Railroad, the panel is still seeking members and, critics say, a clear […]

01/07/2014

Howard Permut, President Metro-North (Courtesy CT-N)

Metro-North President Leaving

New York, N.Y. (CBS Connecticut) _ The President of Metro-North Railroad is stepping down. Howard Permut, 62, has been with the railroad since it became part of the Metro Transportation Authority in 1983, serving as […]

01/07/2014

File photo of a train crossing. (MICHEL COMTE/AFP/Getty Images)

School Bus-Train Accident Averted In Norwalk

No one was injured when a Norwalk school bus got stuck on the Metro-North Railroad tracks on Broad Street at 3:58 p.m. Wednesday. The bus malfunctioned as it pulled across the tracks and then was […]

12/18/2013

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Lawmakers Concerned About Metro-North Woes

Connecticut lawmakers are voicing concerns about recent incidents involving the Metro-North commuter rail line, saying some of their constituents don’t feel safe riding the trains.

12/18/2013

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Blumenthal: Expedite Probe Into Derailment

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has called on federal officials to conduct an expedited investigation of the fatal derailment of a Metro-North passenger train. The Connecticut Democrat said Sunday he contacted Deborah […]

12/01/2013

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

Hearing Scheduled On 2 Train Accidents In Conn.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The National Transportation Safety Board is holding an investigative hearing on two recent Metro-North Railroad accidents that occurred in Connecticut. The two-day hearing is scheduled to begin Wednesday in Washington, D.C. […]

11/06/2013

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