Esty Urges House Hearing on Ways to Improve Rail Safety and Reliability


    WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 27, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) wrote to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials today to urge that the subcommittee hold a hearing to investigate deficiencies in our energy infrastructure and safety practices that threaten the reliability of rail service. The letter follows yesterday’s Metro-North service disruption that has drastically limited service for commuters who use the Metro-North New Haven Line each day. Officials have said that the disruption could take weeks to repair.

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