Amtrak Downeaster crew didn’t know train struck car in Newton, New Hampshire killing driver, say police

By Jason Schreiber Union Leader Correspondent, New Hampshire Union Leader; July 29, 2019 NEWTON – Personnel aboard Amtrak’s Downeaster were…

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New England Governors Baker, Lamont, Rainmondo huddle over regional issues

By Matt Murphy, State House News Service, Taunton Daily Gazette; July 16, 2019 WILLIMANTIC, CONN. — Gov. Charlie Baker came…

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Massachusetts: Boston City Council votes to support Springfield-to-Boston high-speed passenger rail

By Shira Schoenberg, Masslive,com; May 1, 2019 The Boston City Council on Wednesday passed a resolution expressing support for building…

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Rhode Island: By rail and sea, Alviti looks to enhance mass transit

By JOHN HOWELL, Warwick Beacon; April 30, 2019 It takes an hour, and often a bit longer, to travel by…

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New England: Boston Surface Railroad proposing Worcester-Providence commuter rail service offers bonds for sale

By Staff, The Telegram; April 25, 2019 A Rhode Island company seeking to start passenger rail service between Worcester and…

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Survey: Many commuters in Massachusetts appear near ‘breaking point’ with delays in transportation

By Dialynn Dwyer, Boston.com; April 25, 2019 If you’re sick and tired of your commute by rail or road in…

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Connecticut: Berlin’s $18M town center is latest project spurred by Hartford Rail Line

By Matt Pilon, HartfordBusiness.com; April 22, 2019 As the 4:40 p.m. Hartford Line train accelerated southbound out of Berlin’s new…

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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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Trump Plan to Ship Natural Gas by Rail Stokes ‘Bomb Train’ Fears

By Jennifer A Dlouhy, Bloomberg; April 11, 2019 President Donald Trump wants to allow natural gas to be shipped 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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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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Amtrak’s New York-to-Washington, D.C. Fixes Leave Biggest Worries Unresolved

By Elise Young, Bloomberg; January 28, 2019 Along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, roughly $3.4 billion in improvements are underway to bring…

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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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Maine: Amtrak expanding train service to Freeport, Brunswick on November 12th

By The Associated Press, Portland Press Herald; November 2, 2018 More trains from Boston are coming to the Freeport and…

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Maine: Passenger rail study cites ‘latent demand’ for Lewiston-Auburn connection to Portland

By Andrew Rice, Sun Journal, Portland Press Herald; November 4, 2018 AUBURN — If you build it, they will come…

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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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Picking up steam in New England: Rail advocates to meet in Springfield for updates on CTrail, expanded north-south service and east-west plans

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; October 11, 2018 SPRINGFIELD – Rail passengers and their advocates will gather Saturday in Springfield at…

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New England: Woonsocket-Providence passenger rail on track for spring 2020

By LAUREN CLEM, Staff Writer, The Valley Breeze; October 10, 2018 WOONSOCKET – The Boston Surface Railroad Company’s plans to…

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New England: Downeaster train service ‘not in jeopardy’ going into 2019, rail authority says

By Lauren Abbate, Staff, Bangor Daily News; August 28, 2018 Amtrak will continue to service the Downeaster route from Massachusetts…

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The Daily CSX: Tour of CSX Intermodal Terminal in Worcester reveals many heavy lifts

By Matthew Tota, Correspondent, The Telegram; August 18, 2018 WORCESTER – A 43-foot-tall crane that can lift up to 100,000…

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Editorial: Transportation will carry Connecticut’s future

By The Editorial Board, The Day; April 5, 2018 The Romans built roads and spread an empire. President Dwight Eisenhower…

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Downeaster passenger rail extension to Rockland, Maine canceled for 2018

By Lauren Abbate, BDN Staff, Bangor Daily News; March 27, 2018 The rail authority responsible for managing Maine’s contract with…

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A Regional Rail Revival

By Alex Marshall, Columnist, Senior Fellow at The Regional Plan Association in New York City, Governing Magazine; February 2018 Great…

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The Daily CSX: CSX considers sale of former Boston & Albany line

By Eric Anderson, The Albany Times-Union; January 24, 2018 CSX Transportation is considering the sale of as much as 8,000…

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