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Con Ed: Temporary Power Fix Could Alleviate Some Woes On Metro-North

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.

09/28/2013

Commuters wait at the Stamford station on Sept. 25, 2013 (credit: Weijia Jiang/CBS 2)

Metro-North Commuters To Feel More Pain On Morning Commute

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday advised commuters to plan for days of problems, after a power problem that left hundreds of commuters stranded during the morning rush.

09/25/2013

A portion of the new I-95 NB Q-Bridge that will temporarily carry I-95 SB. (credit: Conn. DOT/i95newhaven.com)

New Q Bridge Span Opens To Traffic In New Haven

The state Department of Transportation says work on the highways southbound was completed on Sunday instead of Monday, when it was expected to finish.

07/29/2013

Conn. State Rep. Patricia Dillon (credit: housedems.ct.gov)

Conn. Lawmakers Secure State Funding For Damaged Westville Homes

For decades, no one knew what was causing the damage to some of the 1930s-era homes in the Westville section of New Haven. Owners complained of creaking foundations and eroding basements.

07/08/2013

Commuters are evacuated from a train due to fire department activity near the Tremont station on Thursday, July 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Causes Delays On Metro-North’s Harlem, New Haven Lines

Firefighters were called to the Tremont station in the Bronx around noon Thursday.

07/04/2013

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

Extreme Heat Could Mean Delays On Metro-North

Delays are possible on the Metro-North railroad when temperatures soar, officials warned.

06/02/2013

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

Connecticut state investigators examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Service To Be Back By Wednesday Morning

Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

05/20/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line train (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Metro-North Service Plans & Tips For New Haven Line Commuters

Here’s a look at what commuters can expect Monday as the work week gets under way and beyond.

05/20/2013

Sample Connecticut Driver's License (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut Legislators Back Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

A proposal in Connecticut to expand access to driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status has received the support of the governor, legislative leaders and mayors from across the state.

04/30/2013

Amtrak train at Penn Station - New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Amtrak Service Resumes After Day-Long Service Disruption

Service was emporarily suspended for most of the day Sunday due to an early morning freight train derailment near New Haven, Connecticut.

03/17/2013

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 snow-covered street near St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

The Big Dig Continues In Connecticut; 2 Found Dead In Snow-Covered Car

Monday proved to be a snow day in Connecticut, mostly because people had the same problem they had on Saturday and Sunday. They couldn’t get anywhere.

02/11/2013

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