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Federal Railroad Administration seeks more speed in Northeast Corridor

The Federal Railroad Administration calls for increasing the number of regional commuter trains and improving travel times between Boston and New York City.

Malloy: Prioritize existing rail lines over new track alignments

Governor calls on federal government to "expedite approval of the many projects already in progress."

Blumenthal: Plan to reroute rail out of Stamford and Norwalk ‘a...

The federal plan would reroute trains through environmentally sensitive and historically significant areas, the senator said.

Metro-North takes a hit in “Deep Dive” report

Performance over safety was an issue, the report stated

MTA: New protections at curve where train derailed

New signals added near curve where Metro-North train derailed.

Officials: Tracks had been inspected two days prior to crash

As the investigation into the cause of the Metro-North train collision continues, an initial review shows both safety precautions and state funding have been maintained by and for the train operator.