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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Sober reality: Connecticut Department Of Transportation commish says bar cars not likely to return anytime soon on Metro-North New Haven Line

By Neil Vigdor, Hartford Courant; April 10, 2019 Riders on the New Haven Line of Metro-North Railroad are stuck —…

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Danbury, Connecticut looks for faster train to New York City

By Katrina Koerting, News Times; April 9, 2019 DANBURY — Plans to use an old passenger rail line by the…

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Additional Greenfield, Massachusetts trains coming in June

By Bob Audette, Brattleboro Reformer, April 3, 2019 BRATTLEBORO — Advocates for expanded rail travel to Brattleboro and eventually to…

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Connecticut riders on Metro North trains will face delays during spring and summer construction season

By Staff, Hartford Courant; April 8, 2019 Springtime means construction on Metro-North railroad tracks, which means commuters will be seeing…

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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 Governor Ned Lamont pitches tolls for rail improvements

By Ken Dixon, Greenwich Time; March 1, 2019 BRIDGEPORT — “Thank God the train was on time,” Gov. Ned Lamont…

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New York: Metro-North announces start of New Haven line service between Bronx and Manhattan

By Kristin Toussaint, Metro; February 26, 2019 The Metro-North New Haven line trains will soon travel between Fordham and Manhattan,…

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Connecticut: 30-30-30 is feasible

Connecticut Viewpoints By Gregory Stroud; Connecticut Mirror; February 19, 2019 With the collapse of yet another high-speed-rail megaproject, this time in…

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Connecticut: Next stop on the Hartford Line … West Hartford?

By Rick Green, Hartford Courant; February 13, 2019 West Hartford’s elected leaders came to the state Capitol Wednesday to make…

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Connecticut: ‘Rail guy’ Giulietti is Lamont’s transportation ‘game changer’

By Sean Teehan, Hartford Business; February 11, 2019 Joe Giulietti had been planning to move full time to Coral Springs,…

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Amtrak passenger in Connecticut charged after allegedly threatening conductor with gun

By Lauren Sellew, Staff, The Record-Journal; February 7, 2019  MERIDEN — A Bridgeport man faces charges after allegedly threatening an Amtrak…

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$5 Billion international rail company quietly chugs along in Connecticut

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; February 7, 2019 You might not realize it, but Connecticut is home to the world…

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Connecticut: Amtrak addresses Hartford Line overcrowding by limiting advance sales

By Rececca Lurye, Hartford Courant; January 18, 2019 In response to persistent overcrowding on afternoon Amtrak trains on the CTrail…

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6 Connecticut Shore Line East trips returning to trains from buses next week

By Ed Stannard; New Haven Register; January 16, 2019 Many Shore Line East commuters who have been riding buses instead…

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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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Getting There Opinion: Long Island Rail Road project digs bigger hole for Connecticut rail commuters

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; December 10, 2018 We all know what happened when Boston decided to bury its downtown…

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Connecticut Riders Greeted By Holiday Capacity Issues On Hartford Line Trains

By Frankie Graziano, WNPR Connecticut Public Radio; November 26, 2018 Non-Amtrak riders continue to be shut out because of capacity…

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New England: Hartford Line adds trains to Springfield Union Station

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; November 8, 2018 SPRINGFIELD — CTrail will have one additional Hartford Line train — on weekends…

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Getting There: Amtrak service failing in Connecticut

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; November 5, 2018 I’m usually a huge Amtrak fan. But not today. Sure, I love…

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Connecticut Asks Amtrak For More Cars On Hartford Line To Ease Crowding After Passengers Kicked Off

By Kenneth R. Gosselin, Reporter, Hartford Courant; October 27, 2018 Amid reports that some passenger have been kicked off crowded…

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Connecticut: As Ridership Booms On the Hartford Line, CTrail Riders Are Being Kicked Off Amtrak Trains

By Frankie Graziano, WNPR, Connecticut Public Radio; October 26, 2018 A seat on the 4:32 p.m. train out of Hartford’s…

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