Tag Archives: Metro-North Railroad

Fares increasing for public transportation  

WATERBURY — Bus and rail fares are set to increase in December. The proposed increases would take effect on Dec. 1 on Metro-North Railroad and on Dec. 4 on CTtransit…

Metro-North reverting to old ways, riders say

WATERBURY — Riders of the Waterbury Branch of Metro-North Railroad say recent gains in reliability and on-time performance are slipping. The branch, which runs between Waterbury and Bridgeport and has…

Rail branch is on track

Metro-North line to Waterbury to get promised upgrades WATERBURY — Projects to bring the Waterbury Branch of Metro-North up to current standards for passenger railroads are moving forward, and the…

Officials pushing for better rail service

WATERBURY — If you build it, riders will come. That was the conclusion U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy (D-Conn.) said he came to Monday after he rode the Metro-North branch train…

Upgrades coming for branch line

NAUGATUCK — Top officials with the state Department of Transportation and Metro-North Railroad affirmed commuters’ hopes that signalization and passing sidings will be installed on the Waterbury branch before the…

Forum for rail riders

NAUGATUCK — The Connecticut Commuter Rail Council will hold a commuter forum for Waterbury branch riders on Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. at the offices of the Naugatuck Historical Society…

Legislators call on Metro-North leaders to testify

HARTFORD — Citing the mounting problems over the course of the last two years, legislators this week called on officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Metro-North Railroad to testify…

Rail service on Waterbury branch resumes

  WATERBURY — Train service on the Waterbury branch of Metro-North Railroad resumed earlier this week, but trains to New York City remained crowded on Thursday. Buses replaced trains on…

Rail service disrupted due to power outage

WATERBURY — A power outage could disrupt Metro-North Railroad service for weeks.   On Wednesday, a feeder cable failed and caused a power outage that affected service between Grand Central…