NAUGATUCK, Conn. (AP) — Commuter advocates who ride Metro-North Railroad continue to press for improvements on the Waterbury branch line.
The Connecticut Commuter Rail Council is sponsoring a commuter forum for Waterbury branch riders at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Naugatuck Historical Society at the Naugatuck Train Station.
The session is intended to bring together commuters and representatives of the state Department of Transportation and Metro-North. Advocates say ridership has more than doubled in the past decade while the quality of service has lagged.
In July, Metro-North appointed an advocate to pay particular attention to the Waterbury branch.
The 27-mile-long Waterbury line shuttles commuters to the main New Haven line linking Connecticut to New York City.
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