Transportation

Hartford passenger rail linking Springfield to New Haven passes 1 million rider mark

Ridership on the Hartford Line, which connects rail commuters traveling between New Haven and Springfield has passed the 1 million mark, according to Connecticut Department of Transportation officials. The service — launched on June 18, 2018 — transported its one-millionth rider during the busy Thanksgiving travel period in late November. Read the source article at…

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Springfield Union Station Platform C elevator ready, awaits Amtrak inspection

The new elevator at Union Station’s completely rebuilt and handicapped-accessible Plattform C is ready for use and awaiting Amtrak inspection. Christopher Moskal, executive director of the Springfield Redevelopment Authority — the agency that owns the historic station — said he doesn’t know when that inspection will take place. He said he’s been kept up to…

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Orange Line problems not linked to Springfield-built cars

Problems experienced Wednesday by 40-year-old Orange Line trains are completely unrelated to the new Springfield-built cars meant to replace them, said MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority General Manager Steve Poftak will give an update Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Downtown Crossing Station. Read the source article at masslive.com

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Hartford Line trains through Springfield set Thanksgiving ridership record

The Hartford Line commuter rail service attracted record ridership during Thanksgiving weekend, the Connecticut Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. CTDOT said it ran extra CTrail Hartford Line trains on Nov. 26, Nov. 27 and Dec. 1. The commuter rail line serves communities between New Haven and Springfield including Hartford. Read the source article at masslive.com

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Black Flyday Europe – Aer Lingus

This Black Flyday we are taking $100* off roundtrip Economy fares or $200* off roundtrip Business fares on scheduled transatlantic flights from the US & Canada to Europe.  Avoid the holiday stress and treat yourself and your loved ones to an unforgettable vacation to Europe. Discover stunning scenery and charming cities and save with  Aer…

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