The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad are running extra trains for commuters heading to New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, but alcohol is forbidden on trains, platforms and in rail stations.
NEW YORK (AP) _ Two U.S. senators are calling for an increase in federal funds to lessen the dangers of railroad grade crossings. Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut say […]
By JIM FITZGERALD and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) _ It was a hellish scenario investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 12 pieces and speared […]
A Danbury man has been identified as the fifth passenger who was killed on the Metro-North Railroad train that collided with an SUV caught on the track.
By KILEY ARMSTRONG Associated Press VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) _ A commuter train slammed into a sport utility vehicle stuck on the tracks at a crossing Tuesday evening, killing 6 people, mostly on the train, and […]
A federal report stemming from the investigation into the May 2013 derailment of a Metro-North Railroad derailment that injured scores of passengers in Bridgeport says bolts on brand-new M-8 cars are too weak.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two Metro-North derailments in New York have renewed concerns among federal regulators over the commuter railroad’s focus on safety. No one was injured after trains left the tracks at Grand Central […]
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 […]
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 […]