metro-north railroad

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

(Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

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

metro-north

Hearing Planned On Metro-North Power Outage

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 […]

10/28/2013

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

Faster Conn.-To-NYC Trains Face Stumbling Blocks

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.

10/28/2013

metro-north

Full Service Restored On Metro-North

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 […]

10/07/2013

metro-north

Report: Conn. Commuters Will Have To Foot Bill For MTA Refunds

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.

10/04/2013

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

Metro-North Increases Train Service

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 […]

10/02/2013

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

MTA To Credit Pass Holders For Conn.-NY Disruption

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 […]

10/02/2013

more

previous