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4 Settle In Metro North Derailment And Collision

By DAVE COLLINS¬† Associated Press   ¬†HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Four of 28 people who sued the Metro-North Railroad in federal court after being injured in a train crash in Connecticut last year have settled […]

09/15/2014

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

Metro-North Broadens Test For Bicycles On Trains

Metro-North Railroad is launching a pilot program to offer its broadest tryout yet of bicycle racks on trains.

09/15/2014

Amtrak (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fatality on the Tracks in Fairfield

Man struck and killed by Amtrak train, MTA Police investigating

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–09/06/2014

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Advocates Press For Change On Waterbury Rail Line

Commuter advocates who ride Metro-North Railroad continue to press for improvements on the Waterbury branch line.

09/04/2014

Connecticut state investigators examine the scene of a Metro North train collision. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Faulty Safety Practices Cited As Cause Of Metro North Accidents

NEW YORK (AP) – A panel convened by New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority says Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance in recent years. The report released Wednesday echoes an assessment conducted earlier this […]

08/27/2014

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Man Struck And Killed By Train

A man was struck by a Metro North Train near the Naugatuck station Tuesday evening.

08/26/2014

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Small Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Commuter Train

A Metro-North commuter train has been evacuated after a small fire was reported in the mechanism that connects the train to overhead electrical wires.

07/29/2014

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.

07/25/2014

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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