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Transportation Nation

New Haven Line On Brink Of Returning To Full Service

Friday, October 04, 2013

WNYC

Riders on the New Haven Line railroad could see full service restored by the Monday morning rush hour. An upgrade to a Metro-North substation that supplies electricity to the line's overheard wires is done, but must now be tested.

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Transportation Nation

MTA: Improvised Power Boost On The New Haven Line Won't Help Much

Friday, September 27, 2013

WNYC

An official with the MTA says that even if Con Ed succeeds in sending extra power to the crippled New Haven Line, riders shouldn't expect more than the bare-bones service they're getting now.

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Transportation Nation

Lack Of Investment By CT Makes It Harder To Recover From Derailment

Monday, May 20, 2013

WNYC

The state of Connecticut has been scrambling for a decade to make up for years of failing to invest in Metro-North Railroad. That's part of why the railroad has been finding it so hard to get service up and running on the New Haven Line after Friday's derailment.

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WNYC News

Connecticut's Aging Rail Technology Is Causing New Haven Line Breakdowns, MTA Says

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

WNYC

Outdated technology along Metro-North’s New Haven Line in Connecticut led to multiple train breakdowns – including one last Friday when a train that stalled between Westport and Greens Farms because overhead power lines sagged and tangled, leaving passengers without air conditioning in the heat wave for nearly an hour. All the while, trains on New York tracks ran smoothly.

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WNYC News

Metro-North's New Haven Line to Have Full Service Restored

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

WNYC

Riders on Metro North Railroad's New Haven Line will get their regular service back on Monday -- much sooner than expected. The MTA cut the line's schedule by 10 percent in early February after winter storms disabled its old cars faster than repairs could be made. A return to full service wasn't expected until spring, with the arrival of new train cars.

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