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Buses Running Instead Of Trains On Danbury, New Canaan Branches After Storm

Train service is suspended on the Danbury branch due to signal problems and a mudslide, Metro-North reported
Train service is suspended on the Danbury branch due to signal problems and a mudslide, Metro-North reported Photo Credit: File

UPDATE: Limited train service will return on the Danbury Branch for the Monday afternoon commute. All train service is restored on the New Canaan Branch. Click here for more information from Daily Voice.

Update: Metro-North Railroad‏ will provide bus service on the Danbury and New Canaan Branches on Monday until further notice. Train service is suspended on both branches due to damage from the overnight storm.

original story: FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Metro-North is reporting widespread delays and has suspended train service Monday morning on the Danbury and New Canaan Branches after a strong nor'easter caused damage overnight.

Due to a mudslide and related signal power problems on the Danbury Branch, service is suspended, Metro-North said. Customers should seek alternate means of travel. Train tickets will be cross-honored on the Harlem Line.

Service on the New Canaan Branch is temporarily suspended due to a tree falling on overhead wires.

It was not known when train service would be restored to either branch.

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