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.
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 […]
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. […]
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A U.S. Senate subcommittee is holding a field hearing in Bridgeport on the recent power failure that disrupted service along the Metro-North Railroad last month. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is scheduled […]
Many of Connecticut’s shoreline commuters would love a faster trip to New York City, but aging railroad bridges and a backlog of transportation projects pose a pricey stumbling block of at least $3 billion.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Metro-North Railroad is back to normal for Connecticut’s commuters. Nearly two weeks after a failed electrical circuit cut power to the New Haven line and reduced rail travel to half of […]
Metro-North Railroad riders on the New Haven line holding monthly and weekly passes will get credit for their troubles since last week’s power failure.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Metro-North Railroad says more trains will be running on the New Haven Line. Nearly a week after a circuit failed in a New York City suburb, the commuter rail line said […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has approved a credit for Metro-North New Haven Line customers holding monthly or weekly tickets during the power outage that has disrupted rail service between Connecticut and […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Temporary transformers have been installed to allow electric trains to operate from New Haven to New York City on the sixth straight day of commuter rail delays. Still, Connecticut Gov. Dannel […]