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Norwalk Drawbridge Problem Disrupts Trains

UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: Train service returned to a normal schedule at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Metro-North Railroad reports.

ORIGINAL STORY: NORWALK, Conn. – A malfunctioning drawbridge in South Norwalk caused major delays for Metro-North passengers Sunday afternoon.

The bridge failed to close properly at about 2 p.m. after opening to allow boats to travel through Norwalk Harbor. More than 200 passengers were reportedly stuck at the South Norwalk train station as a result of the stuck bridge. According to a Metro Rail website post shortly after 4 p.m., bus service was being provided between East Norwalk and South Norwalk.

Trains departing New Haven operate as far as East Norwalk, Metro-North reports. Bus service will be provided from East Norwalk to South Norwalk, where customers can connect with train service to Grand Central Terminal.

Trains departing Grand Central Terminal will operate as far as South Norwalk. Bus service will be provided from South Norwalk to East Norwalk, where customers can connect with train service to New Haven.

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