Metro North http://wshu.org en Federal agency: Metro North safety report to be released March 17 http://wshu.org/post/federal-agency-metro-north-safety-report-be-released-march-17 <p>Federal regulators promised on Thursday to release a comprehensive safety report on Metro-North Railroad on March 17<sup>th</sup>. &nbsp;The Federal Railroad Administration launched its safety investigation following a fatal derailment on Metro North railroad last December 1<sup>st</sup>.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:44:12 +0000 Ebong Udoma 13736 at http://wshu.org Commuters vent frustration at Conn. transportation commissioner and Metro-North http://wshu.org/post/commuters-vent-frustration-conn-transportation-commissioner-and-metro-north <p>Connecticut’s Transportation Commissioner and representatives of Metro North heard from angry commuters Tuesday night who vented their frustrations about a range of problems experienced on the railroad over recent months.&nbsp; About a hundred commuters attended a forum in Southport sponsored by the Connecticut Citizens Transportation Lobby.</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 05:51:29 +0000 Craig LeMoult 12997 at http://wshu.org Commuters vent frustration at Conn. transportation commissioner and Metro-North Conn. commuters rail against Metro-North delays http://wshu.org/post/conn-commuters-rail-against-metro-north-delays <p>Metro-North is undergoing a lot of changes these days, from a new president to infrastructure and safety improvements sparked by last year’s derailments. &nbsp;But the rail company’s overhaul has caused delays and service disruptions that is stoking commuters' frustration.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 12079 at http://wshu.org Conn. commuters rail against Metro-North delays LIRR edges out Metro North as busiest commuter railroad http://wshu.org/post/lirr-edges-out-metro-north-busiest-commuter-railroad <p>The Long Island Railroad has surpassed Metro North as the busiest commuter railroad in the country. The LIRR increased its ridership in 2013 by two percent, compared to 0.7 percent for Metro North.</p><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:13:12 +0000 Craig LeMoult 11917 at http://wshu.org LIRR edges out Metro North as busiest commuter railroad Woman killed by train: Some Connecticut officials angry at Metro-North http://wshu.org/post/woman-killed-train-some-connecticut-officials-angry-metro-north <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some Connecticut officials are angry with Metro North Railroad for failing to inform local authorities after they suspected a train struck something last Thursday. The body of a 46-year-old woman from Maine was discovered floating in the Saugatuck River in Westport a day after the incident. She’s believed to have been struck by the train.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 23:03:00 +0000 Ebong Udoma 10753 at http://wshu.org Woman killed by train: Some Connecticut officials angry at Metro-North