Train derailment in Connecticut disrupts Amtrak from NY to Boston, NJ commuter trains

A Metro-North train full of evening rush commuters

A Metro-North train full of evening rush commuters headed for New Haven, Conn., out of Grand Central Terminal derailed and clipped another train that was headed in the opposite direction. (May 17, 2013) (May 17, 2013 9:29 PM)

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Amtrak is reporting that all service from New York to Boston is suspended indefinitely after a major derailment involving two Metro-North commuter trains.

A train full of evening rush commuters headed for Grand Central Terminal out of New Haven derailed and clipped another train that was headed in the opposite direction shortly after 6 p.m., the MTA says.

Some of the cars on the second...

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