Some Connecticut communities along the Hartford Line can’t wait for the train to stop in their town

By Slade Rand, Hartford Courant; July 05, 2019 While the Department of Transportation waits for the state to fund construction…

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Connecticut: Hartford rail line issues one year report; looks to expand to Boston

By Matt Caron, Fox 61; June 19, 2019 NEW HAVEN — It was a year ago the Hartford Line began…

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Rail investments pay off for public in Connecticut: Editorial

By Hearst Connecticut Media Editorial Board, Connecticut Post; June 19, 2019 Politicians love a victory lap, and so it was…

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Connecticut’s Hartford rail line exceeds first-year passenger goal

By Joe Cooper, Hartford Business; June 17, 2019 State officials on Monday said the 62-mile CTrail Hartford Line outperformed its…

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Greenfield, Massachusetts to see extended passenger rail service by end of summer

By ANITA FRITZ, Staff Writer, Greenfield Recorder; May 2, 2019 GREENFIELD — Expanded passenger rail service to and from Greenfield…

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Connecticut opinion: Metro-North must adopt better maintenance practices

By Robert Hale and Roger Senserrich, Connecticut Post; May 1, 2019 Gov. Ned Lamont’s 30-30-30 plan represents a long-needed, concrete…

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John Breunig: Connecticut rail tips from strangers on a train

By John Breunig, Editorial Page Editor, The Stamford Advocate; April 28, 2019 I hop aboard the 9:05 a.m. from Danbury…

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Riding the Connecitcut rails with Department Of Transportation and Metro-North leaders

By Jacqueline Smith, NewsTimes; April 26, 2019 Joe Giulietti donned his charcoal pin-striped suit, strapped on black boots with two…

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New England: No More Early Morning Commuter Rail Service From Hartford To Springfield

By Alden Bourne, New England Public Radio; April 12, 2019 Starting Monday, there is no longer a train that can…

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New Connecticut Transportation Chief Promising Improved Hartford Line Rail Service

By Frankie Graziano, WNPR, Connecticut Public Radio; March 26, 2019 The state wants to add new train cars to the…

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Connecticut Cannot Make Amtrak Adopt ‘One Ticket, Any Train’ Policy

By Frankie Graziano, New England Public Radio; January 7, 2019 The state of Connecticut and Amtrak do not have a…

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New Connecticut DOT boss has trained for the job for more than 40 years

By Emilie Munson, Connecticut Post; December 29, 2018 Joseph Giulietti has walked every mile of the Metro North railroad track…

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Amtrak cites safety in dispute with Connecticut over passenger tickets refused on Hartford Line

By Stephen Singer, Hartford Courant; December 28, 2018 Amtrak on Friday cited safety as the reason it refuses to occasionally…

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Connecticut Governor-Elect Lamont selects former Metro-North president to lead DOT

By Mark Pazniokas and Keith M. Phaneuf, The Connecticut Mirror; December 21, 2018 Gov.-elect Ned Lamont has recruited Joseph J.…

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New England: ConnDOT finishes Hartford Line track project

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; September 26, 2018 HARTFORD — The Connecticut Department of Transportation said Tuesday it has completed four…

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Walk Bridge program unearths ancient fort in Connecticut

By Kyra Senese, Managing Editor; August 29, 2018 An archaeological investigation related to the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s (ConnDOT) Walk…

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Sneak Preview: Ride The Hartford Line With Us Before Saturday’s Grand Opening Of New Commuter Railroad in Connecticut

By Matthew Ormseth, Reporter, Hartford Courant; June 13, 2018 There was a whistle — a short one, not very loud…

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Expanded north-south rail service from Springfield, Massachusetts to begin in June 2019

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; June 12, 2018 About a year from now, travelers will be able to leave Greenfield on…

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Connecticut: Hartford Line’s CTrail Trains To Run Without Bathrooms After ADA Complaint

By Rebecca Lurye, Reporter, Hartford Courant; June 12, 2018 A complaint from a state disability advocacy organization has shuttered bathrooms…

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Despite New CTrail Commuter Line, Rail Upgrades Lag North Of Hartford, Connecticut

By Rebecca Lurye, Reporter, Hartford Courant; June 12, 2018 While the new Hartford Line will roll through several modern train…

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Connecticut: Supporters hope new CTrail Hartford Line changes car culture

By The Associated Press, MyPlainview.com; June 11, 2018 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With a clutch of offices up and down…

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Hartford Line train hits 110 mph in test run on Connecticut tracks

By Jim Shay, New Haven Register; June 7, 2018 Recent track improvements have allowed an Amtrak train to reach a…

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Connecticut DOT gears up for Hartford Line testing

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; June 6, 2018 The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) on June 9 will begin test runs…

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Train fare increases, rail service cuts in Connecticut canceled

By Susan Shultz, Darien Times; June 6, 2018 After January’s statement that train fares on Metro-North for area commuters might…

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New England: When will CTrail Hartford Line train service to Springfield begin?

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; April 17, 2018 HARTFORD — Commuter train service from Springfield to Hartford and New Haven, Connecticut,…

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