power failure http://wshu.org en Blumenthal calls for expedited investigation into derailment http://wshu.org/post/blumenthal-calls-expedited-investigation-derailment <p></p><p>U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is calling on federal officials to conduct an expedited investigation into Sunday's train derailment on Metro North's Hudson line, which killed 4 people and injured more than 60.</p><p>Blumenthal cited recent incidents that impacted Connecticut commuters on the New Haven Line in his call to action.</p><p></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:22:25 +0000 Dan Katz 9212 at http://wshu.org Blumenthal calls for expedited investigation into derailment Update on the status of Metro North's New Haven line http://wshu.org/post/update-status-metro-norths-new-haven-line <p>Troubles on Metro North have continued into a second week, but officials say things should be able to return to normal by next week. MTA officials estimate service should be fully restored by Tuesday, Oct. 8. Details on the power restoration from Con Edison are online <a href="http://www.coned.com/newsroom/news/pr20130930.asp">here</a>.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 20:56:42 +0000 Craig LeMoult, Ebong Udoma & Mark Herz 5972 at http://wshu.org Update on the status of Metro North's New Haven line Metro North commuters asked to make alternative arrangments http://wshu.org/post/metro-north-commuters-asked-make-alternative-arrangments <p style="line-height: 200%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 22:58:03 +0000 Ebong Udoma 5748 at http://wshu.org Metro North commuters asked to make alternative arrangments Malloy says Metro North disruption could last up to 3 weeks http://wshu.org/post/malloy-says-metro-north-disruption-could-last-3-weeks <p>Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says the electrical problems that disrupted service on Metro North's New Haven line between Stamford and Grand Central Terminal could continue to be a problem for as much as three weeks. &nbsp;</p><p>The Governor spoke at a press conference at the Emergency Operations Center.</p><p>Metro North spokesman Aaron Donovan says there’s usually a second cable that could serve as a backup, but Wednesday morning’s outage came at a bad time, because that second cable is currently out of service for an upgrade.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 20:51:27 +0000 Craig LeMoult & Ebong Udoma 5737 at http://wshu.org Malloy says Metro North disruption could last up to 3 weeks Power failure stifles morning commute between Stamford and NYC; Limited service back up http://wshu.org/post/power-failure-stifles-morning-commute-between-stamford-and-nyc-limited-service-back <p>Commuters heading between Connecticut and New York can expect significant rail and highway delays.</p><p><a href="http://new.mta.info/gss/6/3">Metro-North Railroad says</a> service is extremely limited on the New Haven line between Stamford and Grand Central Terminal due to a problem with a Con Edison cable feeder.</p><p><a href="http://www.coned.com/newsroom/news/pr20130925.asp">Con Ed </a>says the railroad was doing work on the Mount Vernon substation when the feeder cable failed. The utility's crews are on the scene.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:27:53 +0000 WSHU Staff 5708 at http://wshu.org Power failure stifles morning commute between Stamford and NYC; Limited service back up