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Write to Rep Hayes & your NWCT reps

Western Connecticut officials are again focusing on rail service to New York City, good news for those who have been campaigning for matching renovation of the CT portion of the Berkshire Housatonic Line. Congresswomen Hayes [...]

By |July 18th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Berkshire Line route options & the Maybrook Line: observations from Fred Cain

One of our long-time supporters is Fred M. Cain of Topeka, Indiana. He has given us permission to share some of his observations about the Berkshire Line and related developments. First, some comments on the [...]

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Massachusetts governor’s race could boost rail prospects in the Northeast

Not only do we have leading East-West Rail proponent Eric Lesser on the ballot in the race for lieutenant governor, but the governor's race could bring vital energy to the effort to build a North-South [...]

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Lessons from around the world – a response by Ben Turon, Empire State Passenger Association

Ben Turon, one of our colleagues across the state line in Albany, has a lot to say about high-speed rail after reading the article from the Guardian we shared recently: Hello, Interesting article, but not [...]

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

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