Yearly Archives: 2013

Survey and Meeting

Passenger rail is coming! The big question is how soon. Two years? Five years? Ten years? The actual time to do the reconstruction of the rail line, purchase and fit rail cars and locomotives, and build stations between Danbury, Connecticut, and Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is three years. Service could be extended as far as the northwestern CT/ [...]

By |2017-10-06T17:01:55+00:00July 10th, 2013|Train Blog|0 Comments

Passenger Rail Station Location Public Meetings

Station Location Study: PUBLIC MEETINGS TWO LOCATIONS, TWO DATES #1: Wednesday, JUNE 26th 6:30-8:00 Lenox Town Hall Auditorium #2: Wednesday, July 10th 6:30-8:00 Monument Mountain High School Learn about proposed passenger rail service between New York City and the Berkshires. Discuss what YOU envision passenger rail service looking like in YOUR community and YOUR region. And get your [...]

By |2017-10-06T17:01:55+00:00June 25th, 2013|Train Blog|0 Comments

Governor Patrick’s plan for transportation upgrades includes trains in the Berkshires

MA governor Deval Patrick has released a new state transportation agenda that includes track upgrades that are essential to the Berkshires rail plan. The agenda lists "$113.8 million to upgrade railroad tracks from Pittsfield to the Connecticut line to support future passenger rail service to New York City.” This is a major break-through, and there's [...]

By |2017-10-06T17:01:55+00:00January 17th, 2013|Train Blog|0 Comments

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