Petition Circulated To Stop Planned Rail Fare IncreasesA Wilton state representative is circulating a petition with the aim of stopping a proposed five percent fare increase on Connecticut's commuter rail lines.
Northeast Rail Corridor Funds In New Federal BudgetFunds dedicated for railway between Boston and Washington,D.C.
Officials To Highlight Regional Rail Line
Connecticut Sets 2 Rail Transportation Meetings
High Speed Rail Still on Track
Rail Safety Agency To Rule On Train CamsTwo 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.
Committee To Hear About Rail Problems, Planning In StateA 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.
Amtrak Ridership Reached Record High Last Year -- Despite Disruptions From Storm SandyRailroad 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.
Electrical Problem Makes For Tough Day On Rails -- And I-95Parts 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.
First Appointee Named To Rail Oversight Board A critic of Metro-North Railroad is the first appointee of a new commuter rail oversight board in Connecticut.
State DOT Commissioner To Head Northeast Rail Strategy Commission 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.
Blumenthal: Rail Award Falls ShortConnecticut'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.