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Easier Travel Ahead For Commuters Following Crash

Commuters facing long delays after a train collision disrupted their route along Connecticut’s shoreline can look forward to easier traveling.

05/21/2013

(Courtesy Fairfield Police)

Damaged Train Cars Being Removed

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN¬†¬†¬† Associated Press BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Commuter trains damaged in a crash in Connecticut were being removed Sunday in the first step to making repairs and restoring service, the agency that runs […]

05/19/2013

Amtrak (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Trains Searched In Suspect Manhunt

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities in Connecticut say they searched trains in Norwalk and Darien for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects but didn’t find anything. Norwalk officials say Boston police asked them to […]

04/19/2013

Noroton Heights station (Courtesy Jaclyn DiScala)

MTA Says Investigation Into Train Death Could Take Months

DARIEN, Conn. (AP) _ Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials say it could take months to finish investigating the death of an investment banker who was struck by a Metro-North train in Darien this week. Fifty-five-year-old Kevin […]

03/06/2013

FILE PHOTO Stamford Train Station  (ConnDOT photo)

Audit Questions DOT Handling Of Garage Money

Connecticut auditors are questioning the state Department of Transportation’s handling of millions of dollars in fees collected from parking garages at the Bridgeport and Stamford train stations.

09/23/2011

Metro North file image from Metro North web site.

Train Woes Prompt Meeting With Metro-North

Metro-North officials have agreed to meet with emergency responders from Westport to address concerns that passengers were stuck on a train for almost an hour last week in triple-digit heat.

07/26/2011

Metro-North Fixes Malfunctioning Ticket Machines

NEW YORK (AP) – Metro-North railroad says ticket machines are working again at most stations after a malfunction made them unable to accept credit cards. The railroad that serves New York City and its northern […]

01/01/2011

Rell Seeks to Derail Metro North Ticket Changes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell is pushing back against plans by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that would affect costs of some Metro-North train tickets. Rell on Tuesday directed Department of Transportation […]

09/28/2010

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