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Jim Cameron’s Statement at Transportation Dept Fare-Increase Public Hearing

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Here’s the prepared statement from Darien resident Jim Cameron, head of the Commuter Action Group, gave to state officials at Wednesday night’s public hearing in Stamford on proposed fare increases for Connecticut train riders: (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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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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No Hoverboards Allowed on Metro-North Trains or Stations

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Hoverboards Not Allowed. That is the new message from the MTA. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that possession of hoverboards aboard trains or buses or at stations of the New York City Subway, New York City buses, […] Metro-North Railroad […] is prohibited. (more…) Continue Reading →

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