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Close-up of the damage from the Conn. Metro-North collision. (credit: Fairfield Police)

NTSB Probes Connecticut Metro-North Derailment That Injured 60

Investigators have begun their probe — and have not ruled out foul play — following the derailment and collision of two crowded Metro-North trains in Connecticut.

05/18/2013

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Cameron: Malloy Wants To Scrap Rail Council Because It Criticizes Him

Cameron told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that he feels the governor is taking aim at the council because of how outspoken Cameron is about Malloy at times.

03/19/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line M-8 Rail Car (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

New Haven Line Fare Hike Takes Effect January 1

Fares will go up 5.04 percent on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line, effective January 1. But there is a way to save money.

12/26/2012

The Stamford Metro-North Station - File Photo

DOT: Final Decision On New Stamford Commuter Lot Could Come By Year’s End

The wait for a final plan on the new garage has been going on for years. The state DOT said it hopes the location of the new garage and a contractor are green-lighted by the end of the year.

10/09/2012

A new M-8 rail car is seen in Stamford, CT - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Connecticut Commuter Advocates Upset Over Where Fare Hike Money Is Going

Commuters on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line are paying more to ride the rails, but where’s all that extra money going?

02/16/2012

A Metro-North Railroad M-8 car pulls into Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

New Haven Line Bill Of Rights To Be Posted This Week

It’s been a decade in the making for riders on the New Haven Line, but a bill of rights is finally on the way.

01/23/2012

A new M-8 rail car is seen in Stamford, CT - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Quiet Cars Coming To New Haven Line

Want to just sit there and read on your train ride through Connecticut? You’ll love this story!

12/20/2011

A Metro-North Railroad train arrives - Port Chester, NY - Nov 28, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Metro-North Changes Strategy For Bad Weather

As winter fast approaches, the Metro-North Railroad is changing its strategy for how it deals with bad weather on the New Haven Line.

11/28/2011

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

CT Commuter Group: Metro-North ‘Bill Of Rights’ Doesn’t Go Far Enough

The Connecticut Rail Commuter Council believes that there should be “follow-through” from the rail service if commuters aren’t provided what they pay for.

10/28/2011

Metro-North Railroad station - Fairfield, CT (file / credit: MTA)

Parking Problems Persist At Fairfield County Train Stations

New Haven Line commuters often wait for years and years before they get their hands on a parking permit at any of the train stations along the line.

10/24/2011

Metro-North Railroad station - Westport, CT (file / credit: MTA)

Metro-North Meeting With Westport Officials Over Heat Debacle

Officials are trying to get to the bottom of what happened last Friday when a New Haven Line train got stranded near Westport.

07/29/2011

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 Railroad M-8 car pulls into Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

New Rail Cars Make Their Debut On Metro-North Railroad

It’s been a long time coming for Connecticut commuters. The first set of long-awaited new commuter rail cars have begun running on the New Haven Line of Metro-North Railroad.

03/02/2011

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

Metro North Service Changes Start Monday

New Haven line schedule changes will take effect Monday morning as Metro North struggles to run the rail line with fewer cars.

02/06/2011

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

Council Issues Mixed Review On New Haven Line

The Connecticut Rail Commuter Council issued its annual report card this past week on Metro North’s New Haven line, giving both negatives and positives for its performance.

01/23/2011

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