NIKA Update: Sleet; New Haven Line Trains on Hourly Schedule

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UPDATE 2:30p.m. This unpleasant news for New Haven Line riders from Metro-North:

New Haven Line trains will operate on an hourly schedule due to significant weather-related problems with the overhead catenary wire beginning at 12 Noon.

Hourly service will begin with the following trains: Inbound to NYC (46 minutes after the hour from New Haven; on the hour from Stamford) … Use our interactive schedules page at http://tinyurl.com/6akjw for train times, or see a printed timetable.

NWS Forecast

  • Wednesday Afternoon is for freezing rain and sleet. Cloudy with a total daytime sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of freezing drizzle before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.

Original Story

As of 10am, CL&P’s outage map indicates 207 customers in Greenwich have lost power. That’s less than 1%, but no fun for those folks.

27958 CL&P Customers Served
207 Customer Outages
0.74 % of Customers Served

Metro North Tweet at 9:45a.m: Metro-North Railroad@MetroNorth 

New Haven Line Customers should anticipate system-wide delays of 45-60 minutes due to power problems caused by severe weather conditions.Image

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