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A Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line overpass at East Main Street in Stamford, site of a possible new station, is seen on June 25, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Stamford East Siders Await Word On Mass Transit Expansion

For years, there has been talk of a new Metro-North Railroad station on Stamford’s east side, but it looks like a bus link to the downtown station may be what is recommended.

06/25/2013

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

Metro-North Installing Safety Devices On Railroad In Wake Of Track Foreman’s Death

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Metro-North will install shunts on portions of its New Haven line within the next four weeks which work crews can attach to rails in a work zone to alert controllers.

06/21/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

Blumenthal To Head Up Rail Safety Hearing In Wake Of Derailment, Death

The fact that the NTSB has said that it will take a year and a half to issue a probable cause finding for the derailment and crash is outrageous, Sen. Richard Blumenthal told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.

06/18/2013

A Metro-North Railroad train at the Fleetwood station in Mount Vernon, N.Y. - June 12, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Repairs To Mean Fewer Trains On Harlem, New Haven Lines

Work is set to start in early July and least at least nine weeks.

06/12/2013

Two Metro-North trains collided in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Officials Want More From Feds On Rail Safety

Connecticut officials are calling on the federal government to spend more on rail safety and reliability following the Metro-North Railroad derailment and crash near Bridgeport.

05/29/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line M-8 Rail Car (file / credit: MTA)

Metro-North Track Worker Struck, Killed By Train In West Haven

The accident came less than two weeks after a train derailed in Bridgeport, injuring more than 70 people and disrupting service for days on the railroad used by tens of thousands of commuters north of New York City.

05/28/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line departure board at Grand Central Terminal (credit: CBS 2)

Metro-North’s New Haven Line Back On Schedule After Repairs

Regular train service has returned to Connecticut, five days after a derailment injured scores of commuters and damaged tracks.

05/22/2013

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

Limited Metro-North, Amtrak Service Resumes Between NY, New Haven

Limited Metro-North Railroad and full Amtrak train service resumed at around 3 p.m. Tuesday between New York and New Haven, according to the MTA.

05/21/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

Surgeon Recounts Metro-North Railroad Collision

A surgeon from Yale-New Haven Hospital was on one of the trains involved in Friday night’s collision on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line and spoke to WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau about the exprience.

05/20/2013

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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 train (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Person Struck And Killed By Metro-North Train In Darien

Metro-North officials are investigating the death of a person struck by a New Haven Line train at the Noroton Heights station in Darien.

03/04/2013

Snow-covered Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line train at the New Haven Yard - Feb. 9, 2013 (credit: MTA Metro-North Railroad)

CT DOT: Metro-North Railroad Refunds Not Feasible

There is a battle being waged over refunds on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line.

02/13/2013

People aboard a Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line train in Stamford - Feb. 13, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Metro-North Railroad Service Now Running End-To-End

With service now running on all Metro-North Railroad lines, including the Waterbury Branch of the New Haven Line, ridership has rebounded from Monday.

02/13/2013

A snowblowing vehicle clears off a Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line train (credit: MTA Metro-North Railroad / Pashko Kinic)

Most Metro-North Service Running, But Problems Persist On New Haven Line

On The Metro-North Railroad, both the Harlem and Hudson Lines are on their normal weekday schedules, but the New Haven Line has service changes and a suspension.

02/11/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line departure board at Grand Central Terminal (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

New Haven Line Leads In Metro-North Ridership Increase

The railroad had 83 million riders last year and the New Haven Line scored 38.8 million rides alone. That was a 1.5 percent increase over 2011.

01/29/2013

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