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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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Governor’s Saturday Briefing

Click for Governor Malloy’s Saturday briefing.

05/19/2013

(Courtesy Fairfield Police)

Latest On Train Derailment, Status Of Service

Three patients remained in critical condition Saturday morning, with two of those stable, after two commuter trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in an accident that sent about 70 people to the hospital, severely damaged the tracks and threatened to snarl travel in the congested Northeast Corridor.

05/18/2013

(Credit: DOT)

Several Dozen Injuries In Derailment Involving Two Trains

Two commuter trains collided outside New York City during the evening rush hour Friday, injuring 20 or more people, authorities said. There were no reports of fatalities.

05/17/2013

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Manhunt Affects Transportation In Region

Mass transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday as police conducted a massive manhunt for a suspect in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing.

04/19/2013

Noroton Heights station (Courtesy Jaclyn DiScala)

Noroton Heights Pedestrian Killed By Train Is Identified

Metro-North officials have identified a man who was struck and killed by a Manhattan-bound train at the Noroton Heights station in Darien.

03/05/2013

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Roads, Roofs, Rails — Storm Still Making Itself Felt

Some snow-weary Northeasterners were struggling through their morning commutes on slick, unplowed streets Tuesday, even though the weekend storm was long gone.

02/12/2013

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