Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chuck Schumer call for probe into Metro-North service outages

Lawmakers from Connecticut and New York are calling for a federal investigation into the power failure that has crippled Metro-North's New Haven Line. Sens. Richard

NEW YORK - Lawmakers from Connecticut and New York are calling for a federal investigation into the power failure that has crippled Metro-North's New Haven Line.

Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chuck Schumer met at Grand Central Terminal over the weekend to discuss the outages.

They say one of two power cables was taken off line in New York for upgrades recently and when the other failed, Metro-North was left without a backup system.

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