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Con Edison President Craig Ivey and MTA Metro-North Railroad President Howard Permut testified Monday in Bridgeport during a congressional field hearing organized by Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
Nearly two weeks after a failed electrical circuit cut power to the New Haven line, service returned to a full schedule of trains for rush-hour Monday morning to Grand Central Terminal.
For the first time since it lost power nearly two weeks ago, the line will run at full capacity Monday.
Crews were preparing this weekend for the full resumption of service on the Metro-North New Haven Line, nearly two weeks after a power meltdown caused a major service disruption.
Metro-North will conduct a test running trains on the rails this weekend as the final stage to ensure the repairs were successful.
Metro North says trains will be operating at about 65 percent capacity beginning Wednesday with five additional peak trains. That’s up from 50 percent since the disruption began.
The line the MTA was counting on failed just outside what was called the freeze pit.
Gov. Dan Malloy said Metro-North commuters can expect a “very reduced schedule” on Monday compared with a normal peak period. Trains are expected to run at 50 percent capacity on the New Haven line.
The Metro-North Railroad on Sunday announced that some slight service improvements are on the horizon for New Haven Line for the start of the work week Monday.
It has been a mess for anyone trying to ride the New Haven Line on the Metro-North Railroad, with the massive power outage earlier this week.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he’s expecting a plan from the Metropolitan Transit Authority and Metro-North Railroad to reimburse Connecticut commuters for the lack of service caused by a failed high-voltage feeder cable.
Tens of thousands of commuters traveling into and out of New York City are scrambling to devise alternative routes after a power failure on Metro-North’s New Haven line brought service to a creep.
After experiencing power problems, it doesn’t appear service will be returning to normal any time soon on Metro-North’s New Haven line, leaving tens of thousands of commuters traveling in and out of New York City scrambling to devise alternative routes to and from work.We’re here to help. Here, find links and info to help you navigate the changes to your commute.
A sparkling new Metro-North Railroad station opened for business Sunday in West Haven, Conn.
The existing parking garage, which has over 700 spaces, went up back in the 1980s, but seems to be slowly turning into a pile of gravel, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.