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.
Governor Urges Federal Investment In Northeast Rail CorridorGovernor also urging consideration of any new alignment in tracks be tabled
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.
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.
Northeast Rail Corridor Funds In New Federal BudgetFunds dedicated for railway between Boston and Washington,D.C.
Heat To Cause Amtrak Delays Throughout RegionHeat throughout the region is expected to cause delays along Amtrak lines from Maine to Washington, D.C.
Amtrak To Unveil New Locomotives For Northeast CorridorAmtrak unveils the first of 70 new locomotives at a plant in California Monday, marking what the national passenger railroad service hopes will be a new era of better reliability, streamlined maintenance and better energy efficiency along the Northeast corridor.
Amtrak To Test 165 mph In Northeast Corridor -- But Not In Connecticut
Proposal Would Spin Off Northeast Corridor Service From AmtrakA key House Republican is proposing to take popular Northeast corridor train service away from Amtrak and solicit bids from private investors for high-speed rail service.
Pedestrian Struck, Killed By TrainA pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in Groton Wednesday morning.