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Amtrak service resumes after train derailment

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP / WTNH) — A freight train derailment forced Amtrak to suspend service between Hartford and Springfield Massachusetts Wednesday morning.

Amtrak spokesman Craig Schulz said the derailment occurred at 3:30 a.m. 72 more words

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More trains added to Metro-North's new schedule

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Metro-North will have more service during the weekday and the weekend. They just issued a new schedule that started on Sunday. 131 more words

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Fellini's TV Commercial for Campari 1984

Federico Fellini, visionary Italian filmmaker, made a few TV commercials in his career. In 1984 he created a commercial for the aperitif Campari.  “In just one minute,” writes Tullio Kezich in… 78 more words

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Report reveals causes of Metro-North accidents


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)– – Lawmakers and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are taking aim at the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Metro North after a report reveals the probable causes of five rail accidents over 11 months. 1,220 more words

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All Aboard Litchfield

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – An artistic program that’s been happening over the summer in LItchfield County is finishing up next weekend.  That means there’s still a chance for you and your family to take part in the fun. 439 more words

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Last Ride on the Sunlander

‘Hurry up!’ The door handle jolted up and down, up and down, while the door itself banged and rattled with the pressure.

‘It’s locked!’ said the same young vocal chords to no one in particular. 1,565 more words

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