Monthly Archives: May 2018

Hinds sponsors two amendments to support Berkshire Flyer initative

State Senator Adam Hinds has sponsored two amendments (#1191 and #1194) to the FY19 state budget to support the Berkshire Flyer passenger rail initiative. The Senator’s amendments are geared to ensuring a pilot service from New York City to Pittsfield will be ready to roll by calendar year 2020.  Senator Hinds proposes the creation of a [...]

By |2018-08-16T00:03:59+00:00May 21st, 2018|Train Blog|0 Comments

Housatonic Line Project Webinar (from our archives)

This interactive webinar had some 25 participants and was held online in 2013, before the 2014 purchase by Massachusetts Department of Transportation of the 37-mile railway line in Massachusetts. The speakers came from the Housatonic Railroad Company and the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission. If you want to understand the background for today's discussion of the [...]

By |2018-09-05T05:48:55+00:00May 21st, 2018|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Proposal for a Pownal Rail Transportation Hub

PanAm Main Line Through Pownal Provides Special Opportunities writes W. A. Klinger,  a retired Amtrak conductor, who has graciously allowed us to share a proposal that would offer new passenger rail options to people in Vermont, Massachusetts, and New York. Part of his proposal is for a commuter rail link from North Pownal (including Willamstown and [...]

By |2018-05-13T17:48:30+00:00May 13th, 2018|Train Campaign|0 Comments

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