CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
|FOR RELEASE:November 13 , 2008||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
Fax: (860) 594-3066
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that MTA Metro-North Railroad (MNR) will begin replacing ties on the Danbury Branch on Thursday, November 13, to maintain a safe, smooth ride. In order to accomplish this important work, bus service will replace selected trains in both directions between Danbury, Bethel, Redding, and Branchville stations on weekdays beginning Thursday November 13 and ending Friday December 5.
Please note that regularly scheduled northbound and southbound train service will operate between Branchville, Cannondale,
Buses will be substituted for the following trains departing from Branchville to
Buses will be substituted for the following trains departing
On Wednesday, November 26 buses will substitute only for the 9:16 a.m. and 11:37 a.m. trains on northbound trains and the 9:55 a.m. and 12:42 p.m. on southbound trains. Full train service will be reinstated for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend when a special schedule will be in effect on the entire Danbury Branch. Please look for special holiday schedules and times.
For further information, please call 800-METRO-INFO outside of NYC, or 212-532-4900 within NYC. The hearing impaired may call, via teleprinter, 800-724-3322. You may also contact us on our website www.mta.info.