The Charger Bulletin

Riddin’ the Rails

West Haven train station

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

I can bet that any commute is a colossal pain for anyone – all that unmoving traffic and stinky subway carts. But I can probably one-up all of that by saying that I commute all the way to the University of New Haven campus from the Bronx, N.Y by train. Yes, literally a whole state away. On a train...

The Train is Not Stopping

Glenn Rohrbacker

September 24, 2014

We all know Train. “Drops of Jupiter:” a classic. “Hey, Soul Sister:” either made or ruined your summer in 2010. Many other songs have reached our hearts and ruined our voices. One can’t help but wonder what we could have had those years that Train took their hiatus. But obviously the...

Transportation that Terrifies Me

Elissa Sanci

January 30, 2013

Currently, I am sitting on the Bridgeport-Port Jefferson Ferry, an enormous boat that takes passengers across the Long Island Sound from Connecticut to New York. I’m going back home for the weekend. I’m sitting in a comfortable, six person booth; the seats are squishy, the table is clean, and there’s...

The Train and Shuttle Connection here at UNH

The Charger Bulletin

October 13, 2010

By Jim Monahan Ph.D. Associatte Professor of Criminal Justice Several years ago, a group of us wrote a proposal to provide a shuttle service to and from Union Station in New Haven for those willing to commute to New Haven via the train. Recently this has been approved, and we are in our second m...

18 Causalities in Deadly Belgium Train Crash

Michael Kelly

February 23, 2010

On Feb. 15, 2010, one of the deadliest train crashes of the decade killed 18 passengers and injured 125 others. The train collided during rush-hour traffic and it left the train in critical condition. The trains were carrying a total of 300 passengers and the two drivers were instantly killed in the...

Train kills 3 teen girls crossing Florida bridge

Liz De La Torre

February 21, 2010

From The Associated Press MELBOURNE, Fla. – Three teenage girls were joking around and taking pictures on a narrow bridge when they were hit by a train, killing them as a friend watched helplessly, police and a witness said Sunday. The girls and the fourth teenager, a boy, had been hanging out...

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