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.
Metro-North Railroad says slight delays are possible when summer temperatures soar.
Click here for Governor Malloy’s Monday briefing on the status of repairs following Friday’s Metro North accident.
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.
Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday’s evening rush hour, injuring dozens.
Metro-North has restored service on its New Canaan branch after a train struck a car.
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.
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.
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.
A derailed piece of work equipment halted Metro-North train service between Bridgeport and Fairfield Friday night.