Metro-North

FAIRFIELD, CT - MAY 18: A Connecticut state investigator examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut.  Two New Haven Line Metro North trains collided on Friday, May 17, injuring as many as 60 people. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Engineer Injured In Derailment Sues Metro-North

An engineer who was injured in the May 2013 derailment of a commuter train in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has sued Metro-North Railroad. It’s the latest of more than 25 lawsuits filed in the derailment.

09/29/2014

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NTSB: Workplace Safety Standards Should Apply To Railroads

A spike in fatal accidents among track workers included the death of a Metro-North employee in West Haven.

09/24/2014

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MTA Proposes Metro North Line To Penn Station

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is proposing to extend Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven line to Penn Station in Manhattan to ease crowding and provide access to Manhattan’s West Side as part of […]

09/24/2014

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MTA Considering Metro-North Extension

Metro-North Railroad, which now serves Grand Central Terminal, is looking to extend the commuter line to Penn Station.

09/23/2014

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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

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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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