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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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Commuters Press Conn. To Improve Waterbury Rail

Connecticut commuters on a small Metro-North Railroad branch line are fed up with what they say is substandard service and are organizing to make sure they’re not ignored.

07/09/2014

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More Delays Today for Metro North Commuters

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Fairfield police say the suspicious package that caused delays of up to two hours on Metro-North Railroad turned out to be a school project. Police say the project was constructed at […]

06/20/2014

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

Metro North Releases Safety Report

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Metro-North Railroad, the nation’s second-largest commuter rail system, on Wednesday released a final report on what it has done to improve safety following a series of accidents last year and said […]

06/11/2014

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