Trains In The Valley Events

Past Events


Rail Users’ Network Meeting | October 13, 2018

Sponsored by the Rail Users’ Network and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, with the assistance of Trains In The Valley and the Train Campaign.

Meeting Agenda and details
Rail Users’ Network Mtg | Oct 13th


Presentations from the meeting

CTrail Hartford Line and Transit Oriented Development Update (PDF)
John Bernick, Asst. Rail Administrator, CTDOT

Expansion of Passenger Rail along the Northern End of the Knowledge Corridor (PDF)
Tim Brennan, Executive Director, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

The Berkshire Flyer (PDF)
Thomas Matuszko, Executive Director, Berkshire Regional Planning Commission

East – West Passenger Rail Study Update (PDF)
Jennifer Slesinger, Project Manager, East-West Rail Study, MassDOT

Passenger Rail Advocacy in the Berkshires
Karen Christensen, President, The Train Campaign

Passenger Rail Advocacy in the Pioneer Valley (PDF)
Ben Heckscher, Co-Founder, Trains in The Valley


Pop-Up State Rail Plan Advocacy Meetings | Feb 2018

Local rail advocacy groups Trains In The Valley, the Train Campaign, and Citizens for a Palmer Rail Stop hosted twenty (20) pop-up meetings across the region.

A complete listing of the meetings can be found on this link

Listing of Pop-Up Rail Plan Advocacy meetings


Springfield | December 13, 2017

“The Hartford Line – Coming in May 2018” (YouTube)
Link to YouTube | 57 m

Recorded by Focus Springfield Community Television



Greenfield | February 1, 2018

“Lessons from the VERMONTER for Northern New England Rail Passenger Service” (audio recording)
29 MB | 1hr 12m | February 1, 2018

Audio recording provided Valley Eye Radio




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