Blumenthal to announce new rail safety legislation Tuesday

blumenthal3    Pictured:  U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, left, speaking at Grand Central Terminal alongside Senator Dick Schumer-D-N.Y. during the Metro-North service crisis.

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal-D-Connecticut plans to announce a  new rail safety bill he plans to introduce in Congress at the West Haven train station.

In a press release issued Tuesday afternoon by Blumenthal’s office, the legislation would focus n enforcing rail safety regulations and improving reliability but did not offer specifics.