Limited Train Service Available Between New York, New Haven Corridor

By An Phung
|  Monday, May 20, 2013  |  Updated 6:30 AM EDT
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Limited Monday Train Service Between NY, New Haven

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Train service from New York to New Haven will be limited for days as officials investigate Friday's rush hour train crash in Connecticut which sent 72 people to the hospital.

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned that Monday's commute is expected to be "extremely challenging" in the wake of the crash and "residents should plan for a week's worth of disruptions."

Metro-North train service between South Norwalk and New Haven remains suspended until further notice, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Sunday service between the South Norwalk Station and Grand Central will be reduced, running every hour. 

Regular service will operate between Stamford and Grand Central and between New Canaan and Danbury Branches. Bus service will be available between Waterbury and Bridgeport with no train connection.

Trains remains in effect between Stamford and Yankees-E. 153rd Street Station for Yankee game day service. Commuters are advised to use the Harlem Line as trains will be crowded due to reduced service.

Officials said two of the four tracks in the area were out of service to have overhead wires replaced and the remaining two tracks were damaged by the collision.

The following is effective Monday, May 20, and until further notice:

AM peak hours to Grand Central Terminal

  • A shuttle train operating approximately every 20 minutes between New Haven and Bridgeport Station
  • Between Bridgeport and Stamford Stations, two bus shuttles will operate:

Express service from Bridgeport to Stamford Station with regular train connections to Grand Central Terminal

Local service between Bridgeport, Fairfield Metro, Fairfield and Westport Stations (no bus service from Green's Farms and Southport Stations)

  • Limited train service from Westport Station
  • Regular train service from South Norwalk Station to Grand Central Terminal

AM & PM Reverse Peak/Off-Peak Service

  • For the AM/PM Peak: Limited train service between Grand Central Terminal and Westport Station
  • For the Off-Peak: Regular train service between Grand Central Terminal and Westport Station
  • Loop bus service with connections between Bridgeport, Fairfield, Fairfield Metro and Westport Stations (no bus service from Green's Farms and Southport Stations)
  • Express buses between Bridgeport and South Norwalk
  • A train shuttle operating approximately every 20 minutes between Bridgeport and New Haven Stations

PM Peak to New Haven

  • Regular train service from Grand Central Terminal to South Norwalk Station
  • Express bus service from South Norwalk to Bridgeport Station
  • Limited train service from Grand Central Terminal to Westport Station
  • Local bus shuttle service between Westport, Fairfield, Fairfield Metro and Bridgeport Stations (no bus service from Green's Farms and Southport Stations)
  • A train shuttle operating approximately every 20 minutes between Bridgeport and New Haven Stations
  • Regular train service will operate on the New Canaan, Danbury and Waterbury Branches.

There will be no Amtrak service between New York and New Haven through Sunday and officials say there is no estimate on when service will be restored, according to a statement from Amtrak.

Limited Northeast Regional service is available between Boston and New Haven.

Service is operating as scheduled between New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.

Check back on Sunday evening for service updates on Amtrak's website or by calling 800-USA-RAIL.

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