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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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Metro-North Officials to Meet with Conn. Commuters

Connecticut commuters expect to hear from Metro-North officials about the commuter railroad’s 100-day improvement plan.

04/16/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 1:  The wreckage of a Metro-North commuter train lies on its side after it derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Multiple injuries and at least 4 deaths were reported after the seven car train left the tracks as it was heading to Grand Central Terminal along the Hudson River line.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Derailed Train Engineer Has Sleep Disorder

By JIM FITZGERALD Associated Press Writer   WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) _ An engineer driving a speeding commuter train that derailed last year, killing four people, had a sleep disorder that interrupted his rest dozens […]

04/07/2014

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Report Says Metro North Problems Nothing New

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A newspaper reports that federal inspectors found more than 7,100 defects and deficiencies in the Metro-North Railroad over the last decade, but records show regulators launched an investigation only after two […]

04/06/2014

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Commuters Take Concerns to Metro North Officials

NEW YORK (AP) _ Some riders on the Metro-North Railroad took their travel concerns straight to the top on Wednesday, as railroad executives including new President Joseph Giulietti held a listening session at Grand Central […]

03/26/2014

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Metro North Adds Train for Husky Fans

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Metro-North commuter railroad has added an extra train to bring UConn fans into New York Friday for the school’s NCAA tournament game against Iowa State. The train will leave New […]

03/25/2014

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Metro North Suspends Service Due To New York Explosion

NEW YORK (AP)/CBS Connecticut – The Fire Department says there’s a major emergency response in East Harlem. The FDNY says it has received a report of a possible explosion and building collapse around Park Avenue […]

03/12/2014

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