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Cop’s Quick Action Prevents Railroad Tragedy

- Norwalk’s police chief is praising the actions of one of his officers, who managed to clear a traffic gridlock with seconds to spare, to move an
SUV which was stopped within the gate area of a railroad crossing.

02/26/2015

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

Metro-North Derailments Raise New Concerns From Regulators

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two Metro-North derailments in New York have renewed concerns among federal regulators over the commuter railroad’s focus on safety. No one was injured after trains left the tracks at Grand Central […]

01/30/2015

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NTSB: Workplace Safety Standards Should Apply To Railroads

A spike in fatal accidents among track workers included the death of a Metro-North employee in West Haven.

09/24/2014

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Travel By Train For Your Next Vacation

To get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.

09/11/2014

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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

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

Fire Leads To Delays On Metro-North Railroad

A fire inside a switching control house in Greenwich is causing delays along the New Haven line of the Metro-North commuter railroad.

05/12/2014

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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

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Conn. Lawmaker: Metro-North Management Replaceable

A top Connecticut lawmaker says Metro-North Railroad executives can be replaced if they fail to improve service quickly.

02/27/2014

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Metro-North Further Trimming Service After 4

Metro North says it had only a third the normal number of riders this morning because of the snow, so starting at 4:00 p.m., the commuter line is cutting back service.

02/13/2014

Metro-North tracks (Ann Karrick/WTIC Photo)

Storm Prompts Metro-North To Reduce Thursday Service

Metro-North Railroad has reduced service due to the winter storm headed to the Northeast.

02/12/2014

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