Taxi drivers feel effects of New Haven Line outage

The outage on Metro-North’s New Haven Line is impacting commuters as well as taxi drivers,who make a majority of their fares at area train stations.

Taxi drivers say they hope the outage is resolved quickly so that more fares will become available.

Taxi drivers say they hope the outage is resolved quickly so that more fares will become available. (9/29/13)

STAMFORD - The outage on Metro-North’s New Haven Line is impacting commuters as well as many taxi drivers who make a majority of their fares at area train stations.

Taxi drivers say they hope the outage is resolved quickly because it's hurting their bottom line. On Sunday afternoon, there was a long line of taxis sitting idle outside the Stamford station.

Drivers say they lost roughly three-quarters of the business they'd normally get on a Sunday.

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