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Opinion: Metro-North must restore confidence in a troubled railroad

(Source: Guest column by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and James P. Redeker in the Stamford Advocate, February 24, 2014. Dannel P. Malloy is governor of Connecticut; James P. Redeker is the commissioner of the state Department of Transportation.)

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Without a doubt, 2013 was the worst year in Metro-North's New Haven Line management -- marked by derailments, power outages and, sadly, the accidental death of a track worker in West Haven. Metro-North Railroad, operator of the New Haven rail line -- America's busiest commuter line -- has new leadership and is making a renewed commitment to safety, customer service, satisfaction, and communications. The State of Connecticut as the owner of that line, must make sure that Metro-North is held accountable to riders.

Full story: Stamford Advocate

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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