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Lack Of Experience Cited In Train Worker’s Death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Documents from federal investigators show managers at Metro-North Railroad questioned the experience of a trainee who reopened a track without proper approval shortly before a track foreman was killed in Connecticut […]

10/23/2014

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Rail Line Says Wet Leaves Cause Problems

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Not all autumn landscapes in New England are scenes of beauty. Metro-North Railroad is warning commuters of delays due to wet leaves. The commuter rail line says leaves that fall on […]

10/20/2014

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

Transit Report: Crime Up In 2014 On Metro-North

A transit report says crime has risen since last year on Metro North Railroad, but officials of the commuter line and an advocate say riders are safe.

09/30/2014

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

(Courtesy Fairfield Police)

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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