Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is seeking to borrow $3 million in state bonds to fix a railroad bridge in Connecticut that blocked commuter rail traffic in May and June.
It was a rough ride Thursday night from some Metro-North New Haven Line passengers, when a northbound train slammed into a tree that had fallen onto the tracks.
Metro-North Railroad has fired nine rookie conductors and reassigned three others after an investigation into cheating on an important safety exam.
The Metro-North Railroad said Wednesday that it has completed most of its priorities to improve safety following a series of accidents last year.
“There is no doubt that we are now seeing the effects of decades of neglect when it comes to investing in our infrastructure,” Malloy said.
Metro-North and Amtrak train service in Connecticut has been disrupted for the second time in two weeks by a bridge failure in Norwalk.
People all across the Tri-State marked the unofficial start of summer by hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend — and severe storms Friday evening made for a miserable commute.
New evidence revealed Thursday evening indicated that the problems with the New York City 911 system are worse than previously thought.
Trains were delayed on the Metro-North Harlem Line Monday evening, after a car ended up on the tracks in Valhalla.
Six months after a deadly derailment in the Bronx, the Metro-North Railroad has announced a series of sweeping safety reforms.
Along a nine-mile stretch between Port Chester and Stamford, the system has gone from three rush hour direction tracks to two.
MTA Spokesman Aaron Donovan said train times on all three lines — Hudson, Harlem and New Haven — are being adjusted to better reflect the reality of track speed while construction work is taking place.
The bar cars, which have been in operation on the New Haven line since 1973, were phased out as the railroad switches its fleet over to the new M-8 cars.
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.
A major upgrade to Metro-North’s New Haven line is nearly complete — and it should help cut the number of stalled trains on the commuter railroad.