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.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says his administration is seeking $227 million in federal funding to complete the third phase of a high-speed rail project linking New Haven, Hartford and Springfield, Mass.
A Friday surprise for some railroad commuters today. The State Department of Transportation says eight more of the new M-8 rail cars went into service on the New Haven line of Metro-North. It brings the […]
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he is continuing to press officials in Washington to award Connecticut at least $100 million in federal rail funding that Florida’s governor has rejected.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has directed the Connecticut Department of Transportation to seek a share of $2.4 billion in federal money originally set aside for Florida’s high speed rail project.
The first train featuring the long-delayed new M8 rail cars entered service Tuesday morning on the Metro-North New Haven Line.