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 […]


I-95, Norwalk (Courtesy DOT Traffic Camera)

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.


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High Temps May Slow Metro North Commute

Metro-North Railroad says slight delays are possible when summer temperatures soar.


Governor Dannel Malloy (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Governor’s Monday Briefing On Train Service

Click here for Governor Malloy’s Monday briefing on the status of repairs following Friday’s Metro North accident.


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Normal Metro North Service Expected Wednesday Morning

Transit authorities say commuter rail service in Connecticut is expected to resume in full by rush hour Wednesday morning, five days after a derailment and crash injured scores of passengers.


Unified Command: Bridgeport Fire Department Battalion Chief Chris Martin,  Lieutenant Bob Smith,  Assistant Chief Scott Bisson, MTA Sergeant Jim McKenna and Fairfield Police Department Captain Josh Zabin (Courtesy Fairfield Fire Department)

About 60 Injuries In Metro-North Derailment

Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday’s evening rush hour, injuring dozens.


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Metro-North New Canaan Service Restored

Metro-North has restored service on its New Canaan branch after a train struck a car.


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Train Hits Car, 92-year-old Hurt

Metro-North officials say a train struck a car in Darien. The car was driven by a 92-year-old man who had stopped on the tracks.


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Meeting Set On Commuter Train Problems

Connecticut’s acting transportation commissioner and the president of Metro-North Railroad are hosting a public forum to discuss the July 22 disruption that left passengers stuck inside a train in heat that exceeded 100 degrees.


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Train Woes Prompt Meeting With Metro-North

Metro-North officials have agreed to meet with emergency responders from Westport to address concerns that passengers were stuck on a train for almost an hour last week in triple-digit heat.