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The Walk Bridge in Norwalk. Photo from state Department of Transportation report.

Money Approved For Repairs To Walk Bridge

As expected, the state Bond Commission today approved money for repairs to the Walk Bridge in Norwalk.

13 hours ago

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

Metro-North Taps Advocate For Waterbury Line

Metro-North Railroad has appointed an advocate charged with improving service on Connecticut’s Waterbury line that commuters have criticized as substandard.

07/24/2014

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

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More Delays Today for Metro North Commuters

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Fairfield police say the suspicious package that caused delays of up to two hours on Metro-North Railroad turned out to be a school project. Police say the project was constructed at […]

06/20/2014

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

Metro North Releases Safety Report

¬†HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Metro-North Railroad, the nation’s second-largest commuter rail system, on Wednesday released a final report on what it has done to improve safety following a series of accidents last year and said […]

06/11/2014

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State Transportation Funding A Political Battle

A broken railroad bridge that has snarled the commutes of hundreds of thousands of Connecticut commuters has become the latest flashpoint in a political fight over transportation funding.

06/11/2014

At a press conference at Metroplitan Transportation Authority at MTA offices in New York City, Governor Dannel Malloy speaks about Metro-North problems caused by a stuck railroad bridge. Photo courtesy of MTA.

Connecticut, Metro-North To Review Troubled Bridge

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and officials of the New York region’s commuter transit system announced Monday they will review the operations of a bridge along the Metro-North Railroad that has failed to remain closed twice in eight days, snarling commutes for thousands of riders.

06/09/2014

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

Governor Visits Rail Yard To Discuss Renovations

A $250-million improvement plan is underway at the New Haven rail yard.

06/05/2014

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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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