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Family Of Woman Killed By Train Challenging Suicide Ruling

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – The family of a woman killed by a Metro-North train in Connecticut is challenging a state medical examiner’s ruling that her death was a suicide and is planning its own investigation. […]

08/11/2015

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Woman Dangled Legs Off Platform Before Train Killed Her

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman was killed by a commuter train after she went onto the tracks to retrieve her purse on the day before her 29th birthday, authorities said Saturday. A spokesman […]

08/08/2015

Metro-North derailment December 1, 2013 in the Bronx, New York. Photo from an NTSB preliminary report.

Train Control Systems Coming to Metro North and LIRR

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal transportation officials and the Metropolitan Transportation Agency have agreed on a nearly $1 billion federal loan to install technology that could slow trains when necessary on Metro-North Railroad and Long […]

05/06/2015

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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

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New York City’s Best Secret Places To Visit

New York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.

10/15/2014

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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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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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Travel Guide To New York City

This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.

06/19/2014

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

Metro-North Conductor Apologizes For Mix-Up

A conductor on the nation’s second-busiest commuter railroad is apologizing to riders in Connecticut for an express train that failed to show up, delaying their trip into New York City.

02/24/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy with Metro-North leaders at a briefing, Feb. 17, 2014. (Credit: WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Conn., MTA Agree On Review Before Electrical Work

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have agreed to establish an independent review before work is done on power or electrical lines to avoid outages similar to what disrupted Metro-North Railroad last September.

02/17/2014

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