Massachusetts adds Valley Flyer trains linking Greenfield, Northampton, Holyoke and Springfield

By Danielle Eaton, The Reminder; August 27, 2019 GREATER SPRINGFIELD – A new train service from Greenfield to Springfield is…

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Massachusetts: Expanded rail service for Springfield, Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield may begin Aug. 30; test trains running overnight this week

By Jim Kinney, MassLive.com; August 15, 2019 SPRINGFIELD — Daily passenger train service between the city’s Union Station, Holyoke, Northampton…

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Massachusetts Department of Transportation: Boston-Springfield-Pittsfield passenger rail must balance speed, cost and convenience

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; July 23, 2019 SPRINGFIELD — A commuter train trip from Springfield to Boston could take between…

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Massachusetts: Amtrak returns to Springfield’s Union Station concourse, new platform expected to open in four weeks

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; June 10, 2019 SPRINGFIELD — Amtrak showed off its new ticket window Monday and checked luggage…

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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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MGM Springfield Casino has Connecticut gamblers riding the rails: CTrail and Hartford Line busy

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; August 26, 2018 SPRINGFIELD – When the 11:47 a.m. Hartford Line train pulled into Springfield’s Union…

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Massachusetts: Grand Central Terminal in New York benches ready for new home at Springfield’s Union Station

By Peter Goonan, Masslive.com; July 11, 2018 SPRINGFIELD — Two historic wooden benches that are on long-term loan to Union…

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Massachusetts: Springfield Union Station will get new $8.2 million rail passenger platform by November; MassDOT awards contract to Framingham company

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; May 8, 2018 SPRINGFIELD — Work will begin later this month on a revamped Platform C…

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Massachusetts: Springfield Union Station preps for a bigger, busier 2018

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; February 14, 2018 SPRINGFIELD — The people behind Springfield’s Union Station knew the place was popular.…

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CTrail in New England: How New Haven to Springfield line will work, cost to build it, ticket prices, train schedules and its MBTA connection

By Jim Kinney, The Republican, masslive.com; January 29, 2018 Anyone who has hit traffic jams at the junction of interstates…

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Rail report prioritizes north-south passenger routes through Springfield, Massachusetts

By James F. Lowe, masslive.com; January 26, 2018 BOSTON — A draft report from the state Department of Transportation gives top…

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Connecticut: Hopes for Hartford Line include rail travel to Boston

By Mary Ellen Godin, Staff, The Record-Journal; December 10, 2017 CTrail’s Hartford Line may be ready to take more commuters…

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Massachusetts: Actual cost of 6-inch fix for Springfield’s Union Station platform expected to be known soon

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; November 27, 2017 SPRINGFIELD — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Amtrak are finalizing plans to…

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Massachusetts: Springfield’s Union Station getting busy with fast food, rental car service and more open for business

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; November 3, 2017 SPRINGFIELD — Dietz & Co. Architects is doing business in 8,000 square feet…

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Massachusetts: Springfield’s Union Station Project Earns Historic Preservation Honor

By Paul Tuthill, WAMC Northeast Public Radio; October 22, 2017 The $95 million restoration of Union Station in Springfield, Massachusetts…

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