Jun 202014


UPDATE from NBC 30 at 8:15 a.m. 

The Fairfield train station has reopened after a suspicious package was found early Friday morning, but there are still delays as people try to get to work this morning.

Metro-North is warning of residual delays of one to two hours.

Both Metro-North and Amtrak train service were suspended through Fairfield around 6:15 a.m.

A law enforcement official told NBC New York that a large box with a clock was left on an overpass above the Fairfield train station.

One law enforcement official said it looks as if it is a birdhouse with a clock on it, according to NBC New York.

A bomb squad was called and the station reopened around 8:30 a.m.

Original post at 7:15 a.m. 

From WFSB TV News:

A suspicious package suspended Metro-North service on the New Haven Line, according to police.

The package was discovered near the Fairfield station.

Metro-North called the suspension a temporary delay due to police activity. It said it would provide more information as it became available.

The rail service also urged riders to listen for announcements at their stations.