Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Darien 4

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Darien Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Welcome to Darien, a lovely Connecticut town filled with famous people, aspiring politicians, and people that make a whole lot more money than I do. In fact, Darien is considered part of Connecticut’s “Gold Coast” – a moniker I had not even heard of prior to today. Along with other...

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Noroton Heights 13

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Noroton Heights Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Noroton Heights, circa 1920. Image is from a postcard that was for sale on eBay, labeled as Norton Heights. Today’s station visit on our tour of the New Haven Line may deserve the title of “Most frequently misspelled Metro-North station,” which certainly made researching it for today fun. Noroton Heights...

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Rowayton 5

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Rowayton Trains History Tuesday Tours

Twilight on the Sound, Darien – Painting by artist John Frederick Kensett. Welcome to Rowayton – a delightful neighborhood of Norwalk (full of people with salaries significantly higher than mine), located right along the coastline of Long Island Sound. The New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad ran through this...

Weekly News Roundup, 12/23 0

Weekly News Roundup, 12/23 Trains

Here’s this week’s news, on this incredibly grey and rainy day. Connecticut to get quiet car trial When Metro-North started doing trials for their “Quiet CALMute” quiet car program, it only included the Harlem and Hudson Lines. Starting January 9th, however, quiet cars will be appearing on the New Haven...

Additional Ticket Offices to Close 1

Additional Ticket Offices to Close Trains

Two days ago I posted a link to a story on LoHud.com saying that three Metro-North ticket offices would be closing on January 13: Larchmont, Harrison, and Fleetwood. Unfortunately LoHud reports this morning that the number of closures has jumped to seven. The closures are as follows: Hudson Line: Ossining...