ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT


Stay Connected
ADVERTISEMENT


Fire leads to delays on Metro-North railroad


GREENWICH (AP) — A fire inside a switching control house in Greenwich is causing delays along the New Haven line of the Metro-North commuter railroad.

Railroad officials say the fire late Sunday destroyed equipment that allows the railroad to switch among the four tracks.

As a result, only two tracks are available westbound between Stamford and Port Chester, New York for the morning rush hour. And only two tracks will be available eastbound in the afternoon. Officials normally use three tracks in the peak travel direction.

Officials say that will result in delays of about 10 minutes along the line until the problem can be fixed. They say that is a highly complex process, and a manual control panel is expected to take weeks to install.



Back to LatestNews
Top Stories of the Week

Wallingford police make arrest in attempted robbery at Neil’s Donuts …
WALLINGFORD — A Florida man faces charges after police say he attempted to rob Neil’s Donut Bake Shop early Wednesday. Justin D. Bailey, 23, of … more ...

Police: Man with knife attempted to rob Wallingford doughnut shop …
WALLINGFORD – Police are investigating after a man wielding a knife attempted to rob Neil’s Donuts in Wallingford early Wednesday morning. Police say employees were … more ...

Double Play Cafe looking to move, offer owner’s famous steamed …
MERIDEN — Owners of the Double Play Cafe are looking to move the bar to a larger location on the south side by summer. Kevin … more ...

Officials hoping to find owner of dog found on I-84 …
SOUTHINGTON — Animal Control officers believe the owner of a dog found on Interstate 84 this weekend are looking for her, but may not be … more ...

Wallingford teachers respond to 'erroneous information' in Menzo's 'Perks' letter …
WALLINGFORD — A letter meant to clarify School Superintendent Salvatore Menzo’s decision to remove “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” from the English curriculum was … more ...

Comments