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Metro-North Train Strikes Van Stuck On Tracks

Authorities say a Metro-North train on the Danbury line has struck an unoccupied van in Norwalk but no injuries have been reported.

02/16/2014

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Metro-North Trims Morning Schedule For Storm

Metro-North has announced a reduced schedule for the morning commute.

02/04/2014

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Rail Safety Agency To Rule On Train Cams

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.

01/12/2014

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Derailment Renews Questions On Automated Speed Control

By JIM FITZGERALD and FRANK ELTMAN,  Associated Press YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) _ The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling around a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit […]

12/03/2013

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Investigation Begins Into Why Metro-North Train Derailed

Federal authorities on Monday were beginning an exhaustive investigation into what caused a New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve to derail, killing four people and injuring more than 60 others.

12/02/2013

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

NTSB hearing, Nov. 6, 2013  (Courtesy NTSB.gov website)

NTSB Considers This Year’s Metro-North Accidents

A Metro-North Railroad official has told federal regulators investigating a derailment and fatal accident in May that the commuter line is behind schedule with some maintenance.

11/06/2013

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Amtrak Ridership Reached Record High Last Year — Despite Disruptions From Storm Sandy

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.

10/14/2013

Photo by Emily Elizabeth Moser/ Railroad Museum of New England

Top Railroad Experiences In Connecticut For Kids

For the train lovers in your household, enjoy a visit to one of these places that will bring everyone together in a most memorable and entertaining way.

06/28/2013

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

Metro North, Amtrak, Resume Limited Service; One Damaged Track Repaired

Four days after a train derailment and collision cut off service on the Metro-North tracks near the Fairfield train station, both Metro North and Amtrak say limited service is resuming Tuesday afternoon.

05/21/2013

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