FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Rail riders looking for a calmer commute will get the chance to ride quiet cars come January on the New Haven Line.
As of Monday, Jan. 9, about 18 Metro-North Railroad trains that operate between Grand Central Terminal and New Canaan, Danbury, Waterbury and New Haven, will have quiet cars during select peak times, according to a statement from the railroad.
In the fall when quiet cars were being proposed, one Fairfield commuter said he would "absolutely" seek out the quiet cars. "It's an hourlong commute to the city, so I try to get as much work done on the train as I can," said John Ross. "A lot of times you get people talking on their phones and just being obnoxious." Continued