Devon substation 2019

Metro-North Says New Haven Line Service To Be 10-15 Minutes Late Until Fire Damage Repaired

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A fire that knocked out some electrical equipment in Milford just after midnight on Tuesday is resulting in train delays of 10 to 15 minutes between Stamford and New Haven until the equipment is replaced, Metro-North says. In an announcement on Tuesday, Metro-North didn’t say how long it will take until the problem is fixed. The “power substation” damaged in the fire is in Milford, just east of the Devon Moveable Bridge, a railroad bridge spanning the Housatonic River close to the Interstate 95 bridge between Stratford and Milford. The Metro-North Announcement
Here’s the full text of the announcement, including pictures provided by Metro-North:

At approximately 12:15 a.m. this morning (Feb. 19, 2019) there was a circuit breaker failure resulting in a fire at an overhead traction power substation located east of Devon Moveable Bridge in Connecticut (see image at right of an overhead substation).