• amtrak April 25, 2022 4:07 pm

    Amtrak To Restore Full Hartford Line Service

    After an increase in demand, the Amtrak Hartford Line Service trains will be restored, announced on Monday. According to Amtrak, with the help of CTDOT and MassDOT, seven trains will return in total: two operating on weekdays, one Saturday train and four Sunday trains. The trains will operate between New Haven and Springfield. “Service levels are increasing because ridership is…

  • train service July 25, 2021 11:48 pm

    Hartford Line & Shoreline East Adding Trains Starting Monday

    Starting Monday, people who ride the rails might notice more trains being added. The state Department of Transportation said that starting July 26, seven round trips are being returned to the CTrail Hartford Line. They had been cut back in March 2020 during the beginning of the pandemic. Seven additional trains will be added to the Shoreline East schedule and…

  • train service July 25, 2021 11:12 pm

    Hartford Line & Shoreline East Adding Trains

    Starting Monday, seven round trips are being returned to the CTrail Hartford Line after being cut back in March 2020 during the beginning of the pandemic.

  • Windsor Locks February 29, 2020 7:18 pm

    State Receives Grant to Build New Hartford-Line Train Station in Windsor Locks

    The Connecticut Department of Transportation has received a grant to build a new Hartford-Line train station in Windsor Locks. Governor Ned Lamont announced the $17.4 million grant from the Federal Railroad Administration on Saturday. The new station will be about a mile north of the existing Hartford Line station. It’s also part of a larger transit-oriented development project in historic…

  • Hartford Line January 20, 2020 10:01 am

    New Commuter Line Exceeds 1 Million Passengers

    More than a million riders have traveled the commuter line between New Haven, Connecticut and Springfield, Massachusetts that opened in June 2018. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said last week that the Hartford Line has seen 1,075,559 passenger rides in the past 19 months. The one-millionth ride happened around the busy Thanksgiving holiday in late November, his office said. Ridership on…

  • CTrail December 24, 2019 5:37 pm

    Extra Cars Added to CTrail's Hartford Line

    The Connecticut Department of Transportation has added extra trains to the CTrail Hartford line, which runs between New Haven and Hartford, to accommodate holiday travelers. The four trains will provide two additional round-trip trains on Tuesday, operating five-to-10 minutes behind the scheduled northbound Amtrak trains, and 30-to-40 minutes behind Amtrak’s southbound trains. On Wednesday, Christmas Day, the Hartford Line...

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