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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Join us tomorrow, in North Canaan at the Rally for the Rails

At noon on Saturday, January 31st, we’ll brave the cold at the historic train depot in North Canaan, CT, to join Rep. Roberta Willis of the 64th District and the Canaan-based Restore Our Railway leaders Todd, Jayne, and Brandon. Karen Christensen, founder of the Train Campaign, will also speak. This is a great chance to [...]

By |2015-01-30T12:27:30+00:00January 30th, 2015|Berkshire views & viewpoints, Blog|1 Comment

Berkshire Record: Two Conn. lawmakers author bills for passenger rail service

Legislation would upgrade Housatonic Railroad By Terry Cowgill, in the Berkshire Record GREAT BARRINGTON—Advocates for the return of passenger rail to the Berkshires no doubt see a glimmer of hope in the actions of public officials in Connecticut, whose cooperation is essential if service is to be restored from New York City. A pair of [...]

By |2015-01-30T12:24:32+00:00January 30th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Massachusetts purchases rail lines

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’s Department of Transportation has signed the final documents for its purchase of rail track stretching from Pittsfield to the CT border in Canaan. The Commonwealth made the purchase from Housatonic Railroad Company Inc. and Maybrook Railroad Co. "for the purposes of accommodating a public demand for passenger rail service, and other [...]

By |2015-01-30T12:15:58+00:00January 30th, 2015|Blog|3 Comments

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