Tag Archives: Waterbury Branch

Metro-North to substitute buses on Waterbury Branch

WATERBURY — Buses will substitute for trains on the Waterbury Branch of Metro-North Railroad for the next three weekends, according to the Metropolitan Transit Authority. During the train outage, crews…

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…

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…

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…

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…