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Rail bridge reopened to traffic

UPDATE:6:50 p.m.The Walk rail bridge over the Norwalk River has been successfully closed, which means it’s reopened to traffic. The 118-year-old bridge has been stuck in the open position since about
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Fire to delay Metro-North trains for weeks to come

GREENWICH – Riders on the New Haven Line should anticipate five to 10 minute delays until further notice as a result of a fire that destroyed a critical piece of equipment that controls switches and
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Last call this week for Metro-North bar cars

Bar cars on the New Haven line of the Metro North Railroad, the last in the nation, will be a thing of the past come Friday. Four remaining “M-2″ bar cars will have their last run on Friday as the
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Metro-North employee charged with lewd act on train

The man taken into custody after performing a lewd act in fromt of a female customer aboard a New Haven Line train in Fairfield this morning was a Metro-North employee, according to MTA police. Manny
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Metro-North commuter advocate: ‘Get to bottom of safety issues’

Update 4:30 p.m.:  Dave Hendricks, a member of the newly formed Connecticut Rail Commuter Council, said the Bronx derailment heightens the importance of questions about improving safety and
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Metro-North derailment: So far no effect on New Haven Line

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
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Metro North: Leaf ‘slime’ to blame for delays

The changing, falling leaves of Connecticut’s trees are traditionally seen as one of the more picturesque signs of autumn. But on Friday, Metro North says, those leaves were likely the cause of
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Man reported near train tracks in Derby

Updated 8:04 p.m. A man in a wheelchair was reported to be near the Metro North train tracks in Derby during evening rush hour Wednesday, but he was gone when police arrived. The man was reported

What is your Plan B for getting to work?

Now that it appears that any semblance of “normalcy” is at least a week away as Con Edison continues to repair a damaged cable that brought Metro-North to a virtual standstill, we’d like to know what

Metro-North update; Twitter rants

Metro-North is reporting trains are on and close to schedule this morning. That includes the Waterbury branch that was forced to substitute bus service because of mechanical problems last night. When
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