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Torrential downpours overnight Sunday washed out a section of track between Bethel and Redding on the Danbury line, requiring Metro-North Railroad to substitute bus service for all but two runs on the line through at least this week, Metro-North spokeswoman Marjorie Anders said. The deluge of rain jogged loose the earth beneath the tracks Read More
One legislative proposal brought forward by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is Governor’s Bill 6394 which seeks to eliminate the Transportation Strategy Board, a group formed in 2001 to help direct the state’s transportation funding priorities.
This is the schedule for the next three days for the initial eight M-8 pilot cars put into service on Tuesday morning for those who wish to experience them first-hand. The 6:24 a.m. out of New Haven, arriving at Grand Central Terminal at 8:06 a.m.The train deadheads out to Harrison and runs the 8:29 a.m. Read More
Metropolitan Transportation Authority arrests for the week of Feb. 12 to 19.
INCIDENT: Traffic Stop – Arrest Made
REPORT #: 11-2061
This past week Metro-North Railroad tied into a new service which allows riders to text schedule requests to 266266(CooCoo) to get on-the-go schedule information in moments.
Governor Malloy meets with Metro-North President Howard Permut about Metro-North winter service disruptions
Governor Dannel P. Malloy met with Metro-North President Howard Permut in Hartford Thursday morning to speak about the disruption of service on Metro-North’s New Haven line which has resulted in a reduced service schedule for riders that went into effect this past Monday, his office announced.
In case you have been on a vacation to Mars, Connecticut commuters have had a somewhat harsh winter of service delays, crowded cars, and equipment breakdowns of the New Haven line’s electric car fleet due to the equipment’ s vulnerability to winter conditions.
January wasn’t just the snowiest month on record in Connecticut. It was also one of the most hectic in several years for commuters on Metro-North, who have been forced to deal with countless delays, service changes and overcrowded trains.
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Repair work to the damaged catenary wires near Noroton Heights will continue through the Thursday morning A.M. rush hour, meaning Metro-North will cancel and combine the same group of trains it did during Wednesday’s morning rush.
Wednesday morning trains expected to be on time after catenary problems, some trains will be cancelled or combined
Metro-North Railroad expects continuing work to repair damaged overhead power lines near Noroton Heights to push Wednesday morning rush hour trains off schedule, though the fallen wires were expected to hold up some trains during Tuesday evening’s rush hour.