Stratford mayor wants train track fences after deaths

After two people were killed crossing train tracks in the same area within a week, Stratford Mayor Jim Miron wants fences put up around the tracks.

Miron says he and Stratford police have begun talking to Metro-North about the stretch of tracks at the intersection of Seymour and Hancock streets. The mayor, police chief, MTA police, as well as officials from Metro-North and the Department of Transportation will meet May 3 to start talking about what can be done to prevent future tragedies.

The mayor also says he is in contact with the Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority. He hopes to have the bus stop located on the side of the tracks people were crossing over to get to, moved to the closer side to detract people from crossing.

Related Information Stratford mayor wants train track fences after death

sorry to interrupt
your first 5 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 5 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."