SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ Massachusetts and Connecticut officials are planning to ride the rails to highlight upgrades in the so-called “knowledge corridor” through southern New England. Monday’s trip is scheduled to begin in New Haven, […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) The Connecticut Department of Transportation has scheduled two meetings to provide information about improvements at railroad grade crossings for a planned high-speed rail line from New Haven to Springfield via Hartford. The […]
By STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Higher-speed trains and inter-city rail service in New England remain on track despite a congressional budget deal that eliminated spending. Transportation officials in Connecticut and […]
Two U.S. senators say a federal rail safety agency plans to propose a rule regarding the installation of video cameras aboard trains to monitor drivers and record accidents.
A Connecticut legislative panel is holding a public hearing to learn more about recent problems with the Metro-North commuter rail line, as well as other rail-related issues.
Railroad officials say Amtrak carried a record number of passengers in the year ending Sept. 30 despite Northeast service that was temporarily knocked out by Superstorm Sandy.
Parts of Interstate 95 turned into a virtual parking lot Thursday as tens of thousands of Metro-North Railroad commuters scrambled for alternate routes between the densely populated Connecticut suburbs and New York City after a power failure on a heavily trafficked line.
A critic of Metro-North Railroad is the first appointee of a new commuter rail oversight board in Connecticut.
James Redeker, commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Transportation, is the new chairman of an organization created by Congress to come up with a long-term investment strategy for rail throughout the Northeast corridor.
Connecticut’s $30 million award in federal transportation funding for a planned rail project between New Haven and Springfield, Mass. falls far short of what state leaders were seeking.