Metro-North Railroad Line Slowed by Draw Bridge Failure: Officials - NBC New York

Metro-North Railroad Line Slowed by Draw Bridge Failure: Officials

A malfunctioning draw bridge is causing delays for New Haven line riders,

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    A malfunctioning draw bridge caused significant delays Saturday on the Metro-North Railroad for New Haven line riders.

    Only one track was available at 9 p.m. for service over the draw bridge, rail officials said. By 11 p.m., three of the four tracks over the bridge were open.

    Service from New Haven to New York/Grand Central Terminal had been delayed as longs as 90 minutes earlier in the day.

    Regular service is expected to resume on Sunday.

    There had been no inbound train service to New York at South Norwalk, Rowayton, Darien and Noroton Heights Stations. Customers were advised go to Stamford Station for train service to Grand Central.

    Shuttle service was being provided to Danbury Branch riders between Danbury and Merritt 7 Stations because of overhead wire damage.

    Shuttle bus service was being provided from Merritt 7 to Stamford Station for inbound train service and bus service was being provided from South Norwalk to Merritt 7 Station for connecting train service to Danbury.

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