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 […]
(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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.