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App Coming for New Haven Line Tickets; Bike Racks Now on All Trains

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An app to buy train tickets from your phone will soon be available for commuters on the New Haven Line, including branch lines like the New Canaan Branch, state and Metro-North officials announced Thursday. Officials also announced that bike racks are now available on all New Haven Line trains. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Buses Replace Most Friday, Weekend Trains on New Canaan Branch This Friday Through Aug 21

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Buses will replace most trains for Friday and weekend service on Metro-North’s New Canaan Branch starting this Friday and continuing through Aug. 21 as work is done on railroad crossings, Metro-North and the Connecticut Department of Transportation have announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Haven Line Service Disrupted (and Slowly Getting Restored) by a Draw Bridge Failure

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Because of the failure of a railroad draw bridge near South Norwalk (and we know of only one — the Walk Bridge over the Norwalk River, by the Maritime Aquarium), service has been disrupted on the New Haven Line. While service has now resumed, there are significant delays, and there “will be no inbound (to NY) train service at South Norwalk, Rowayton, Darien and Noroton Heights Stations,” Metro-North said in an announcement   “Customers using those stations should go to Stamford for train service to Grand Central.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Commuter Action Group Endorses App for Metro-North Riders

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As the largest rail commuter advocacy group in the tri-state region, the Commuter Action Group is helping to introduce a new smart-phone app for Metro-North riders with added functionality for “the first and final mile” of commuting. (more…) Continue Reading →

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