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Metro North: Slight Uptick In Reported Crime

NEW YORK (AP) – Metro-North Railroad is reporting a slight increase in major felonies in 2014 compared with the previous year. The Journal News reports (http://lohud.us/1xtiZRN ) that the increase is driven largely by thefts […]

01/20/2015

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Waterbury Trains Boost Metro North Ridership

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) – The addition of two late-night weekend trains on the Waterbury branch of Metro-North Railroad has increased weekend ridership more than the commuter rail line expected. Two new trains have been running […]

01/06/2015

(Courtesy Department of Transportation)

Cost Of Riding The Rails Going Up

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut commuter rail passengers will pay more in the New Year to ride the train. Starting Jan. 1, fares on the New Haven Line and Shore Line East will increase about […]

12/25/2014

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Suspects Caught After Shooting And Chase

(NORWALK,Conn./CBS Connecticut) –  Police in Norwalk say they have apprehended three  suspects after a shooting in Stamford .The suspects then  drove north on Interstate 95, exiting in Norwalk.They crashed their  vehicle on East Avenue and […]

12/19/2014

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Rail Line Ordered To Pay Punitive Damages In Employee Case

Metro North has been ordered to pay what’s believed to be the largest punitive damages ever in a retaliation cased under the Federal Railroad Safety Act.

12/16/2014

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Rail Line Head Says On-Time Performance Will Lag

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The president of Metro-North Railroad has told Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that the commuter rail line cannot reach its target of 95 percent on-time service. Joseph Giulietti, president of the […]

12/02/2014

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

NTSB Recommends Better Sleep Disorder Screening After Metro-North Crash

Federal regulators who concluded that an engineer’s sleep apnea caused a deadly train derailment in New York adopted several recommendations Wednesday for better screening of such disorders, including a call for improved physician training.

11/19/2014

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Woman’s Body Found On Metro-North Right-Of-Way

A man’s body has been found on the Metro-North right-of-way in South Norwalk, but it has not been determined that he was struck by a train.

11/17/2014

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Man Found Burning Atop Train Dies

A 21-year-old man found burning on top of a New York City-bound commuter train in Greenwich has died.

11/10/2014

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Man Burned On Top Of Train

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ A 21-year-old man is hospitalized after catching fire on top of a New York City-bound commuter train in Connecticut. Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials say the man was found on fire atop […]

11/09/2014

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