Tag Archives: train

Train ticket app around the bend

WATERBURY — As work to upgrade the Waterbury Branch to a modern railroad continues, the line will unveil a new form of payment — the eTix cellphone app. Soon, customers…

Authority sought to foster transit hubs

WATERBURY — Communities with commuter rail and CTFastrak stations could receive assistance from the state to develop property around those locations with the creation of a new quasi-public authority. A…

Sidings to allow for more trains

WATERBURY — Riders clamoring for more frequent service on the Waterbury Branch of Metro-North Railroad will get what they’ve been wanting for more than decade: passing sidings. The state Department…

DOT chief commits to branch line upgrades

HARTFORD — The state Department of Transportation is doing its best to accelerate the design and installation of a signalization system for the Waterbury rail line, DOT Commissioner James Redeker…

Talking train

HARTFORD — Local legislators met with Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker recently to discuss the future of the Waterbury branch of the Metro-North rail line. The delegation included state…

Riders air concerns about train service

DERBY — Riders of the Waterbury branch of Metro-North Railroad weren’t impressed with Gov. Dannel Malloy’s announcement Monday that the state will fund up to $7 million to design a…

State to design signalization system

WATERBURY — The state Department of Transportation on Monday pledged up to $7 million to design a signalization system for the Waterbury rail line. Such a system of signals and…

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Naugatuck man killed by train

WATERBURY — A Metro-North train struck and killed a Naugatuck man on the tracks shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday. Metro-North spokesperson Marjorie Anders said the train was heading from the…

Letter to the editor: Don’t close metro-north rail

As a former Naugatuck Mayoral candidate & as an ordinary citizen of this region, I have been a strong advocate for metro-north rail service to this region of Connecticut. Personally…

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Borough not stimulated by federal dollars

NAUGATUCK — “Stimulus” is a word we see thrown about quite often these days. We hear about stimulus packages, stimulus spending, and stimulus bills aimed at rebuilding and repairing infrastructure,…