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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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