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The Hartford CourantMetro-North and Amtrak said their trains will run normal weekday schedules on Wednesday morning, for the first time since a Metro-North train derailed near the Fairfield border on Friday and crashed into a train on the adjacent track. Regular service...
The Hartford Courant— Traffic was heavy again Tuesday morning as commuters endured one more day without rail service from Bridgeport into New York. At least one backup plan — commuters boarding buses to get to a train — was working, albeit slowly. There...
ReutersANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Days before a Shell drillship went aground in the storm-tossed Gulf of Alaska, it was clear that towing failures could spell disaster for the vessel, the crew and the marine environment, a company official told a U.S. Coast...
The National Transportation Safety Board recently recommended all 50 states reduce the legal blood alcohol limit for driving from the existing .08 to .05. Their reasoning is the level is too high and leaves some drivers still impaired even though they are...
ReutersBy Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 20 (Reuters) - Days before a Shell drillship went aground in the storm-tossed Gulf of Alaska, it was clear that towing failures could spell disaster for the vessel, the crew and the marine environment, a company...
On Friday evening at rush hour, two Metro-North railroad trains, one heading east out of Grand Central Terminal in New York City, the other heading west out of New Haven toward the Big Apple, approached each other on parallel tracks near Bridgeport. In...
Beneath a cloudless blue sky, a simulated fatal car crash was depicted in horrifying detail at Lake Zurich High School. The deadly post-prom tragedy included a lifeless teenage girl wearing a blood-splattered dress splayed over the hood of a...
ReutersBRIDGEPORT, Connecticut (Reuters) - Thousands of Connecticut commuters should brace for travel chaos on Monday as Metro-North workers repair damage on the United States' busiest rail line caused by the collision of two trains, officials warned on Sunday....
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About 30,000 commuters in Connecticut and New York braced for a sluggish trek to work on Monday -- and for the rest of the week -- as officials continued to investigate why two trains slammed into each other in Bridgeport, Conn., on Friday evening. An...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Commuter trains damaged in a crash in Connecticut were being removed Sunday in the first step to making repairs and restoring service, the agency that runs Metro-North said. Aaron Donovan, spokesman for the Metropolitan...
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, expect traffic jams throughout Hampton Roads which is teeming full of veterans and tourists. In previous years, Memorial Day weekend has been a reliable time for clogged traffic at the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, I-64,...
ReutersBRIDGEPORT, Connecticut (Reuters) - A fractured segment of track has been found on the rail line of a Metro-North passenger train from New York that derailed in Connecticut and struck another commuter train, injuring more than 70 people, investigators...
Tags: FBI, Politics, Government, Amtrak, Executive Branch
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