Planned Metro-North cuts dropped

A plan to cut three Metro-North trains has been dropped after the state agreed to pay an extra $200,000 to the agency.The Metropolitan Transportation Authority

HARTFORD - A plan to cut three Metro-North trains has been dropped after the state agreed to pay an extra $200,000 to the agency.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority had threatened to get rid of three Metro-North trains, including the last express train of the night out of Grand Central Terminal.

State officials say the money is coming from funds already in the state budget.

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