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Conn. train derailment slows down commuters

3 years 4 months 1 week ago May 20, 2013 May 20, 2013 Monday, May 20 2013 May 20, 2013 7:46 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. - Railroad officials in Connecticut say the morning commute is going as well as can be expected following Friday's train collision that that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

Metro-North is using a fleet of 120 buses at the Bridgeport train station to help rail commuters make their way around the scene of the accident and help get them get to New York City.

Officials say Friday's collision impacts about 30,000 people who normally use the train.

Image: The Connecticut Post, Christian Abraham/AP Photo

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