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NTSB: Track trouble noticed before Metro-North derailment did $18 million in damage

Washington – An inspection of the track before the May 17 derailment and collision of two Metro-North commuter trains uncovered a damaged joint bar that caused the track to move at the point of derailment, the National Transportation Safety Board confirmed today.   In a preliminary report released Wednesday morning, the NTSB said the crash injured […]

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Malloy seeks public comment on Storm Sandy disaster relief plan

Washington -– With the clock ticking toward a June 9 deadline, the Malloy administration on Wednesday unveiled its plan to spend $72 million in federal Storm Sandy recovery money and has asked for public comment. The money involved is Connecticut’s allocation of $5.4 billion in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block […]