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Man Found Burning Atop Train Dies

A 21-year-old man found burning on top of a New York City-bound commuter train in Greenwich has died.

11/10/2014

(Ann Karrick/WTIC Photo)

Man Burned On Top Of Train

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ A 21-year-old man is hospitalized after catching fire on top of a New York City-bound commuter train in Connecticut. Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials say the man was found on fire atop […]

11/09/2014

(Courtesy Fairfield Police)

Senators Comment On NTSB Rail Report

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal is commenting on an NTSB report into five accidents over a 10 month period along the Metro North rail line. The mishaps include a derailement in Bridgeport […]

10/28/2014

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Woman Killed On Train Tracks In Milford

Metro-North says a woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on the Metro-North tracks west of the Milford station Monday afternoon.

10/27/2014

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

Metro-North Warns Of Half-hour Delays On New Haven Line

Metro-North Railroad is advising passengers of delays of between 20 minutes and 30 minutes on the New Haven line in Connecticut and the Harlem and Hudson lines in New York.

10/24/2014

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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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