Powerful winds knock out power, cause train delays

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Heavy winds overnight caused thousands of power outages across Connecticut as well as major train delays for the Friday morning commute.

Metro-North train service from Westport to New Haven was restored just after 8 a.m. Friday after being suspended because of a fallen tree on the tracks.

Service on the New Canaan line was also down, but was restored around 9 a.m.

Gov. Ned Lamont said that crews worked around the clock to restore Metro-North service.

Riders were advised to expect limited service, delays and crowding and were urged to find an alternative form of transportation, according to rail officials.

At least 100,000 people were without power at the peak of the storm, according to Gov. Lamont.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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