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Connecticut Commuter Rail Council

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Metro-North’s Bar Cars Reach End Of The Line

The last of the cars will make their final run on Friday. Metro-North rolled out the bar cars on the New Haven line in the 1970s.

05/07/2014

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Bridgeport Derailment As Dissolution Nears

It will be up to Gov. Dannel Malloy and legislative leaders to appoint members to the new Connecticut Commuter Rail Council.

06/17/2013

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Metro-North Derailment

Jim Cameron of the council has submitted a question to Metro-North and to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, seeking to determine why nothing was done to stop trains from traveling over the problem track even after the issue was found and identified.

06/13/2013

A Metro-North Railroad train at the Fleetwood station in Mount Vernon, N.Y. - June 12, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Repairs To Mean Fewer Trains On Harlem, New Haven Lines

Work is set to start in early July and least at least nine weeks.

06/12/2013

Metro-North Railroad Train (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Heat Incident Prompts Meeting Between Metro-North, Westport Emergency Responders

Metro-North officials have agreed to meet with emergency responders from Westport to address concerns that passengers were stuck on a train last week in triple-digit heat.

07/26/2011

A Metro-North train is seen in Stamford, CT - Aug 28, 2009 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

MTA Attempting Stealth Fare Hike In Connecticut

The MTA is proposing ticket rule changes. In effect, the changes would shorten the shelf life of any Metro-North ticket.

09/27/2010