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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The World

For your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.

02/20/2014

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Weather Prompts Metro North To Reduce Evening Service

Metro-North Railroad says it’s reducing evening service in response to a worsening snow storm.

01/21/2014

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High Speed Rail Still on Track

By STEPHEN SINGER  Associated Press    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Higher-speed trains and inter-city rail service in New England remain on track despite a congressional budget deal that eliminated spending.   Transportation officials in Connecticut and […]

01/19/2014

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Final Report On Metro-North Derailment Could Be A Year Away

Federal inspectors have not determined whether human error was the cause of a Metro-North train derailment that killed four people last month.

01/14/2014

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All Aboard: The World’s Most Amazing Train Trips

The inherent beauty of train travel is that it’s often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month’s salary on.

12/11/2013

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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

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“No Issues” As New Haven Rail Line Returns To Full Service

Rail commuters headed from Connecticut to New York City on Monday morning were greeted by a full complement of trains for the first time in nearly two weeks.

10/07/2013

metro-north

Con Ed Plans To Create Temporary Substation To Increase Metro North Train Service

Using residential power near the railroad station, and three portable transformers, Con Ed is going to try and create a temporary substation near the Harrison railroad station. It’s never been tried, and of course they […]

09/28/2013

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New Haven Line Commuters Find Other Ways To Travel

Ridership on the New Haven line of Metro-North Railroad has dropped by half as Connecticut commuters stay home or find other ways to get into New York City to avoid snarled commutes caused by a failed circuit.

09/27/2013

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