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At a press conference at Metroplitan Transportation Authority at MTA offices in New York City, Governor Dannel Malloy speaks about Metro-North problems caused by a stuck railroad bridge. Photo courtesy of MTA.

Connecticut, Metro-North To Review Troubled Bridge

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and officials of the New York region’s commuter transit system announced Monday they will review the operations of a bridge along the Metro-North Railroad that has failed to remain closed twice in eight days, snarling commutes for thousands of riders.

06/09/2014

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

Governor Visits Rail Yard To Discuss Renovations

A $250-million improvement plan is underway at the New Haven rail yard.

06/05/2014

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Gear Failure Blamed for Metro-North Commuter Delay

The Connecticut Department of Transportation blamed a gear failure for a stuck railroad bridge that snarled travel on Thursday morning for thousands of Metro-North commuters.

05/29/2014

May 17, 2013 rail inspection (Courtesy NTSB.gov website, from Nov. 6, 2013 hearing)

NTSB Wants More Track Inspections

By STEPHEN SINGER   Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal transportation safety officials on Monday urged closer track inspections after finding that inspectors may have failed to spot a broken part two days before […]

05/19/2014

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Lawmakers Vow To Continue Rail Safety Push

Connecticut officials are marking the anniversary of a derailment on the Metro-North Railroad that injured more than 70 people in Bridgeport.

05/17/2014

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Metro-North Unveils New Safety Measures

Metro-North Railroad Thursday announced a sweeping series of reforms in response to a federal report that unveiled safety deficiencies.

05/15/2014

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New Metro-North Rail Schedule Riles Some Commuters

A schedule overhaul by Metro-North Railroad intended to improve reliability on the Waterbury branch line has increased commuting time for some commuters.

05/15/2014

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

Fire Leads To Delays On Metro-North Railroad

A fire inside a switching control house in Greenwich is causing delays along the New Haven line of the Metro-North commuter railroad.

05/12/2014

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Bye Bye Bar Cars

By MICHAEL R. SISAK and JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN    Associated Press   STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Last call came Friday for the bar cars on commuter trains between Manhattan and Connecticut, a final run for rolling taverns […]

05/09/2014

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Rail Safety Measure Proposed in Washington

By STEPHEN SINGER   Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Four members of Congress are turning up the pressure on Metro-North Railroad, announcing Tuesday they’ve introduced legislation to improve rail safety following two accidents that […]

05/06/2014

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