Railroad officials warned minor delays should be expected because trains will need to reduce speeds in problem areas under extreme “slip-slide” conditions.
Officers Ryan Gargan and Erika Malave were on patrol on Park Avenue and St. Paul’s Place in Morrisania on Saturday just after 7 p.m. when they saw the 60-year-old woman running toward an oncoming train, police said.
Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Thursday the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s plan for closing the $188 million funding gap toward the $465 million project.
Steven Bauer, of Orange, says in his lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court that he suffered serious and permanent injuries.
Passengers will be able to board a train every half-hour, WCBS 880’s Fran Schneidau reported.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal say they want to “overhaul'” rail safety laws to prevent future derailments and other accidents.
Jim Gildea, vice chairman of the council, said more than 500 people rely on weekend service, but trains come only three to four hours.
On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority released a report saying the Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance.
Buses will replace many trains on the Danbury branch of the New Haven line starting this weekend.
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.