Congressional delegation aims to boost Metro-North safety
(Source: Associated Press, May 6, 2014)
HARTFORD, Conn. — Four members of Congress are turning up the pressure on Metro-North Railroad, announcing Tuesday they've introduced legislation to improve rail safety following two accidents that killed a track worker in Connecticut and four passengers in New York City. Connecticut Reps. Rosa DeLauro, Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty and New York Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney announced a proposal with five components that Esty called "common sense modifications" for the commuter rail system that serves about 280,000 riders a day in Connecticut and New York.
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Wednesday, May 07, 2014
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