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Working on the railroad: Danbury Line fix being tried out

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is changing out two entire crossings at East Liberty Street and South Street in Bethel in their quest to fix a problem that has caused drop arms that block roads when an oncoming train is approaching to fall at random times. [Read More]

Metro-North to perform tie maintenance

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Metro-North Railroad will begin a regular maintenance operation to replace worn out railroad ties on April 1 between West Haven and Soutport and Greens Farms stations replacing about 1,100 ties a day, according to the railroad. [Read More]

Metro-North and LIRR scheduling apps reach 120,000 downloads in three months

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Three months since releasing i-Phone and Google Droid app versions of Train Time for Metro-North and Long Island railroads more than 120,000 customers have downloaded the app which shows the service times of the next 12 trains. [Read More]

Connecticut legislative leaders speaking at annual breakfast

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I’ll be attending the Fairfield County Business Council’s annual legislative breakfast where legislative leaders will answer questions on state issues this morning. [Read More]

MNR President Joseph Giulietti just put out this web-blast to customers about FRA’s Deep Dive Report

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At 5:46 p.m. on Monday the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s issued this bulletin from Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti accentuating the railroad’s commitment to implementing the changes in the FRA Deep Dive report. [Read More]

The Southwestern Region Metropolitan Planning Organization

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The South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization will meet next Thursday to air state and local transit issues. [Read More]

Amtrak’s 2015 budget seeks boost for Northeast Corridor infrastructure

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In its FY 2015 budget request to Congress, Amtrak is asking to more than double capital investment in the Northeast Corridor in 2016, 2017, and 2018 to avoid costly failures and meltdowns of the heavily traveled 453 mile corridor from Washington,D.C. to Boston. [Read More]

Installation of pedestrian bridge over Washington Boulevard scheduled for late March to mid April

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that installation of the pedestrian bridge superstructure is expected to occur the weekends of March 28, April 4, and April 11, 2014 requiring ongoing detours for the duration of the work. The project consists of installing a prefabricated pedestrian bridge over Washington Boulevard to connect the new development Gateway […] [Read More]

Metro-North service suspended by building explosion in upper Manhattan

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Metro-North Railroad service has been suspended temporarily after a building explosion on the west side of tracks on 116th Street and Park Avenue, according to the railroad. [Read More]

Metro-North bans booze on St. Patrick’s Day trains

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Alcohol has been banned on St. Patrick’s Day on Metro-North trains, platforms, and in stations from March 17 through 5 a.m. Tuesday morning. [Read More]