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Metro-North derailment: So far no effect on New Haven Line

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Cars from a Metro-North passenger train are scattered after the train derailed in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says there are “multiple injuries” in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. Photo: Edwin Valero, AP

Update: FDNY says four dead, up to 68 injured. See our transportation report Martin Cassidy’s reporting: http://goo.gl/hCaQns

The Metro-North derailment in the Bronx does not appear to have an effect on the New Haven line, thus far. Our transportation reporter Martin Cassidy is working the story. We’ll of course be asking whether this could happen here in Connecticut too.

Television news reports are saying up to four dead and 48 injured.

Categories: General, Metro-North
Christine Hall

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