Tag Archives: Metro-North Railroad

Workshop to focus on rail stations

SEYMOUR — The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments is hosting a design workshop for residents, business owners and stakeholders in Beacon Falls and Seymour on April 4. The workshop will…

Legislators named co-chairs of Railway Caucus

HARTFORD — Four local legislators have been named co-chairs of the newly formed Railway Caucus, which will advocate for improvements and funding for the Waterbury branch of the Metro-North Railroad….

Survey offers insights into rail ridership

WATERBURY — Despite a limited schedule and less-than-ideal conditions, some commuters choose to ride the Waterbury branch of Metro-North Railroad because they like it: they can work on their laptops,…

Local officials continue push for funding for rail line

WATERBURY — In what has become a familiar refrain, lawmakers and local officials are calling for transportation funding to fill a budget hole that the state Department of Transportation has…

Lobbying for rail line

Municipal leaders push for funds for Waterbury branch NAUGATUCK — Before the General Assembly started its short session this week, members of the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments had a…

MTA identifies woman hit and killed by train

BEACON FALLS — The Metro Transit Authority Police Department identified the woman hit and killed by a train on Wednesday morning as 24-year-old Waterbury resident Caroline Cuebas. Cuebas was on…

Woman hit and killed by train in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — A woman was struck and killed by a train on the Waterbury Branch of the Metro-North Railroad Wednesday morning. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Chief Brian DeGeorge…

Development, improved train service go hand in hand

NAUGATUCK — Reliable and frequent train service would lead to an economic boon for the borough and other Valley towns. That was Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess’ message to the…

Ridership drops on Waterbury line

WATERBURY — Ridership declined on the Waterbury branch in 2016, for the fifth time in the last six years, according to data from Metro-North Railroad. Ridership dropped on all three…

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…