State, Local Officials To Now Focus On Ways To Improve RailsSince federal authorities have dropped a contentious proposal for high-speed rail through shoreline Connecticut communities, state and local officials will now focus on locally acceptable ways to upgrade the line and plan for the future.
Person Struck And Killed By TrainThe victim was hit near Union Station in Hartford
Pedestrian Dies of Injuries After Being Hit by Amtrak TrainA pedestrian is dead after being struck by an Amtrak train near a stop in Branford.
Amtrak IDs Man Killed By TrainA man struck by an Amtrak train in Madison has died.
Feds Back Ambitious Plan To Speed Up Northeast Rail Service, New Inland Route In Southeastern ConnecticutAmong the other provisions in the plan: an Amtrak stop at Philadelphia's airport, eliminating the need for some travelers to reach the city and switch to a commuter train; increased service to parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts; and add a new level of service that makes stops at a variety of commuter rail stations and major city hubs.
A Fast Track To Ruin? Amtrak Opponents Fear High-Speed PlansOld Lyme, proud of its role as a nursery of American Impressionist art, fears the destruction of its heritage if a federal proposal to someday run an East Coast high-speed rail line through its historic center becomes reality.
State-Of-The-Art Machine Employed Along Hartford Commuter Rail LineAs work continues along the rail line linking New Haven, Hartford and Springfield, officials Tuesday showed off a state-of-the-art track-laying machine.
Freight Train Derailment Impacts Amtrak ServiceOfficials say a freight train derailment in the Bronx has been causing Amtrak delays between New York and Connecticut.
Hundreds Of Rail Line Opponents Pack Old Lyme MeetingHundreds of Old Lyme residents and people from surrounding towns today packed a public hearing on plans that might put a new rail line through the shoreline town.
Biden Announces New Funding For Amtrak Northeast CorridorFederal officials are announcing new funding for Amtrak's passenger rail system and stressing the need for continued investment in America's transportation infrastructure.
Amtrak Engineer May Have Been Distracted Prior To DerailmentNTSB to meet to discuss probable cause Tuesday
Amtrak Service Restored Between New York City and New HavenSome trains were delayed more than two hours during power outage

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