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Rail Service Between Stamford, Grand Central to Resume



    Rail Service Between Stamford, Grand Central to Resume

    Rail service between Stamford and New York’s Grand Central Terminal will resume Thursday morning, following three days of suspended service because of damage and havoc caused by Hurricane Sandy, according to Gov. Dannel Malloy.

    Malloy cautions commuters that the limited service represents roughly half of normal weekday service and to plan accordingly.

    “Returning to normal service between Stamford and New York so quickly is a testament to the incredible, around-the-clock work by hundreds of dedicated Metro-North workers and I want to personally thank them,” Malloy said. “At the same time, I want to thank our commuters, who rely on this service on a daily basis, for their patience and understanding. In the wake of the devastation by this storm, this is a significant accomplishment."

    Metro-North and the state Department of Transportation are also evaluating some interim express bus options for the east end of the line and the return the entire system from New Haven to Grand Central to full service as quickly as possible.

    Shore Line East commuter rail service, between New Haven and New London, will also resume Thursday morning.

    Amtrak will begin operating some limited service between New Haven and Springfield, and between Boston and Washington DC, according to the state Department of Transportation.