Nearly 200 Metro North passengers get stranded after train breaks down in Conn.

January 23, 2014, 8:30 am
SHARE THIS POST
Print Article


(NECN) -  It was a long, cold wait for 200 passengers on a Metro North train in Connecticut Wednesday night.
     
Wire problems are being blamed for the breakdown.
     
It happened just before 9:00 p.m. near the Green Farms Station in Westport.
     
After it stopped, the train's battery lights came on, but it did not have heat.
     
Passengers had to wait nearly two hours before they could board a rescue train.
     
It's unclear if the wire problem has been resolved.

Tags: connecticut, Westport, stranded, passengers, Metro North
RELATED STORIES
COMMENTS
They said their "strong preference" is to have the company's associates return to work
A Massachusetts health inspector has dismantled a Hyannis tanning bed that severely burned six women
Meeting held in Revere, Mass. to outline tornado cleanup plans