Connecticut Lawmakers To Hear From Metro-North President At Operations BriefingState Rep. Gail Lavielle, of Wilton, said she plans to press for an update on providing Wi-Fi for every passenger who needs to work on a laptop while traveling on the train.
Metro-North Hopes To Ease Overcrowding In 2015As more and more of the Metro-North's M8 cars are rolled into service, commuters will see a decrease in overcrowding.
Metro-North Says On-Time Performance Won't Meet GoalThe president of Metro-North Railroad has told Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that the commuter rail line cannot reach its target of 95 percent on-time service.
MTA Votes To Expedite Safety Effort On Metro-North, LIRR TrainsThe agency approved an additional $11.3 million contract to speed up the retrofitting of hundreds of Metro-North and LIRR coaches for Positive Train Control.
Metro-North Announces New Timetables For Hudson, Harlem And New Haven LinesMetro-North says the new schedules are "designed to provide substantially improved performance and reliability while accommodating new safety measures."
Metro-North Says Improved Times On Tap For New Haven Line TrainsMetro-North's new president told New Haven line commuters to expect a smoother morning commute when new train schedules are released next month.
Metro-North Downgrades On-Time Performance Goals In New Timetables Coming In MayIn a letter to Metro-North president Joseph Giulietti, Gov. Malloy wrote: "I expect that the new schedule will reflect your commitment to deliver a comprehensive program of safe, reliable and fast service in Connecticut."
Metro-North To Begin Work To Increase Power Supply For New Haven LineThe railroad has been beefing up its power supply system since a Con Ed feeder cable blew out in Mount Vernon late last September. Service came to a screeching halt on the New Haven line for nearly two weeks.
Metro-North Officials To Discuss Safety Plan With Commuters In StamfordThe executives, including the senior vice president of operations, are scheduled to address the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council on Wednesday during the group's monthly meeting.
Metro-North Has 10 Times More Delays Than Last Year As Safety Efforts Ramp UpMetro-North's new president Joseph Giulietti, who took over earlier this year, has said the railroad will put safety as the top priority over being on time.
Commuters Take Metro-North President To Task At Public MeetingFed up commuters on the Metro-North Railroad got a chance to give the railroad’s new president a piece of their minds Wednesday.
New Safety Measures In Place For Metro-North TrainsFollowing the release of a scathing report from the Federal Railroad Administration, Metro-North Railroad has instituted some new safety measures.
Federal Review: Metro-North 'Routinely' Put On-Time Performance Ahead Of Safety"Metro-North must never compromise safety in the interests of the reliability of its train schedule or the efficiency in its railroad operations,'' said the report released Friday.
Metro-North President Lays Out 100-Day Improvement PlanMetro-North President Joseph Giulietti told Commissioner James Redeker on Monday the first priority is to rebuild a culture of safety.
MTA, Metro-North Heads Discuss Safety Efforts Before Conn. Legislative PanelThomas F. Prendergast, chairman and chief executive of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and Joseph Giulietti met on Thursday with the legislature's Transportation Committee.