Eight cars from a freight train derailed onto their sides in New Britain Tuesday (WTNH / Report-It / Jodi Latina)

Freight train derailed in New Britain

Eight cars of a freight train have derailed along Columbus Boulevard in New Britain, according to the New Britain Mayor’s Office.

Metro North Train (file photo)

Blumenthal takes on rail safety

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is using the final two months of the Obama Administration to push for advancements in railway safety.