Connecticut Commuter Rail Council

Metro-North Asks Riders For Patience As Infrastructure Upgrades Are MadeMetro-North President Joe Giulietti has said the updated infrastructure will allow the trains to run faster.
Commuter Advocates Call For Improved Service On Metro-North Waterbury BranchJim Gildea, vice chairman of the council, said more than 500 people rely on weekend service, but trains come only three to four hours.
Metro-North's Bar Cars Reach End Of The LineThe 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.
Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Bridgeport Derailment As Dissolution NearsIt will be up to Gov. Dannel Malloy and legislative leaders to appoint members to the new Connecticut Commuter Rail Council.
Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Metro-North DerailmentJim 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.
Repairs To Mean Fewer Trains On Harlem, New Haven LinesWork is set to start in early July and least at least nine weeks.
Heat Incident Prompts Meeting Between Metro-North, Westport Emergency RespondersMetro-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.
MTA Attempting Stealth Fare Hike In ConnecticutThe MTA is proposing ticket rule changes. In effect, the changes would shorten the shelf life of any Metro-North ticket.
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