Transit Police Beat in Boston: Teens Allegedly Cause $7,000 Worth Of Damage To Commuter Rail Train On St. Patrick’s Day

From CBS Boston 4 WBZ; March 18, 2019 BOSTON (CBS) – Things got rowdy on the MBTA this St. Patrick’s…

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Former Massachusetts Senate president prods state Department Of Transportation to expand East-West rail study

By Larry Parnass, The Berkshire Eagle; March 13, 2019 SPRINGFIELD — Enough open houses. Hold public hearings. That was former…

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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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Boston’s MBTA unveils first of 10 commuter rail locomotives undergoing facelift

By Sabrina Schnur, Globe Correspondent, Boston Globe; February 28, 2019 The first of 10 refurbished commuter rail locomotives, overhauled in…

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Massachusetts: Freight rail connections a foundation for economic success

By Timothy Murray, Worcester Telegram; February 17, 2019 Worcester is in the midst of a boom – you might even…

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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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New York: Berkshire train service would target downstate millennials

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; February 6, 2019 ALBANY — Plans for a seasonal weekend train service to the Berkshires…

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Massachusetts: Springfield-Holyoke-Northampton-Greenfield passenger trains a go for summer

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; January 31, 2019 SPRINGFIELD — Expanded passenger rail service north of Springfield to Holyoke, Northampton and…

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Major capital expenditures planned in older U.S. transit and commuter systems

By Paul Conley, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; January 22, 2019 There’s an enormous amount of money out there for contractors, vendors…

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Amtrak adds a second daily roundtrip train to Norfolk, Virginia

By Staff, WVEC 13 ABC News Now; January 18, 2019 WASHINGTON — Amtrak is increasing its daily service between Norfolk,…

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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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12 Most Beautiful Train Stations in the United States

By Meredith Carey and Meg Reinhardt, Conde Nast Traveler; January 15, 2019 Click here to enjoy the 12 stunning photographs.

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The Daily CSX – CSX talks draw big Massachusetts crowd: Negotiations between Middleboro officials and MBTA give hope for end to controversy

By Daniel Schemer, Contributing Writer, South Coast Today; January 10, 2019 MIDDLEBORO — Representatives from the state Department of Transportation…

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Nashua, New Hampshire Group Says Light Rail Could Arrive by 2023

By Sarah Gibson, New Hampshire Public Radio; January 8, 2019 A rail transit group formed by the Nashua Mayor’s office…

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Rail will help Nashua, New Hampshire move forward

An Editorial From The Telegraph; January 9, 2019 Tuesday night the Nashua Board of Aldermen sent the Rail Transit Committee…

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New rail report unveiled in Nashua, New Hampshire

By KIMBERLY HOUGHTON, Union Leader Correspondent, New Hampshire Union Leader; January 7, 2019 NASHUA — A new report by 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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Rejoice: Boston’s North Station Subway Connection Tunnel Is Finally Here

By Spencer Buell, Boston Magazine; January 7, 2019 The North Station pedestrian tunnel linking the subway to the commuter rail…

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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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Massachusetts: Berkshire Flyer group frets over visitor transport in the county, late trains

By Heather Bellow, The Berkshire Eagle; December 20, 2018 PITTSFIELD — The Berkshire Flyer might be coming, but it might…

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Unions protest at Boston’s South Station over possible outsourcing of Amtrak jobs

By Katie Johnston, Staff, The Boston Globe; December 17, 2018 Dozens of Amtrak employees and their supporters rallied in front…

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Massachusetts Department Of Transportation chooses potential North-South Rail Link option

By Sean Philip Cotter, Boston Herald; December 11, 2018 MassDOT has settled on a preferred design for a North-South Rail…

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In Boston, Keolis derailed: New scrutiny as hundreds walk along tracks after train’s wheel falls off

By Sean Philip Cotter, Boston Herald; November 28, 2018 Keolis is taking heat from officials and advocates again after a…

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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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Boston-bound Amtrak train from New York City stuck in Queens for hours, passengers say

By Vincent Barone, amNY.com; November 26, 2018 An Amtrak train shuffling holiday commuters out of New York City was stuck…

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