News Archive


2016

“Proposed $1.2 billion expansion of Northeast rail services detailed”
By Taylor Telford | Daily Hampshire Gazette | July 21, 2016

“Greenfield could see added passenger trains within 5 years”
By Richie Davis | Greenfield Recorder | June 26, 2016

“Amtrak to allow bikes on Vermonter train through Springfield”
By Jim Kinney | The Republican | April 29, 2016

“Pioneer Valley looks to leverage $643M Connecticut passenger rail investment in New Haven-Hartford-Springfield line”
By Jim Kinney | The Republican | March 11, 2016

“Statehouse panel gives Springfield to Boston rail study proposal the green light”
By Shannon Young | The Republican | March 4, 2016

“Region States Its Case for Expanded Rail”
By George O’Brien | Business West | February 23, 2016

“MassDOT Boss Backs Passenger Rail Expansion In Western Mass.”
By Paul Tuthill | WAMC Northeast Public Radio | February 5, 2016

“As Springfield’s Union Station renovation progresses, Pioneer Valley cities, towns call for more train service”
By Jim Kinney | The Republican | January 20, 2016

 


2015

“Northampton, Holyoke, Greenfield mayors call for more rail service to Springfield”
By Laura Newberry | The Republican | October 27, 2015

“It’s Going to be a Looooong Wait”
By Amanda Drane and Hunter Styles | Valley Advocate | October 19, 2015

“Holyoke celebrates return of passenger train service with $4.3 million station platform”
By Mike Plaisance | The Republican | August 27, 2015

“The Vermontrealer? It’s a long way back for passenger rail to Montreal”
By C. B. Hall | VTDigger.org | May 24, 2015

“Western Mass. lawmakers want to study Boston to Springfield high-speed rail”
By Shira Schoenberg | The Republican | January 20, 2015

 


2014

“Amtrak Vermonter makes first Knowledge Corridor run in Springfield, Northampton and Greenfield”
By Jim Kinney | The Republican | December 29, 2014

“Amtrak Vermonter first Northampton passengers: where they’re from – where they are going”
By Laura Newberry | MassLive | December 29, 2014

“Passenger Rail Returns to Northampton and Greenfield, Future Expansion Is Uncertain”
By Henry Epp | New England Public Radio | December 29, 2014

“Springfield Union Station to get full build out, 122 more parking spaces for a total of 377”
By Jim Kinney | The Republican | December 14, 2014

“Outlook 2014: Western Mass. rail travel expansion, Springfield Union Station project, on track for 2014”
By Buffy Spencer | The Republican | February 05, 2014

 


2013

“Passenger rail service for Western Massachusetts and Connecticut on track for development”
By Buffy Spencer | The Republican | February 09, 2013

 


2012

 


2011

“Western Massachusetts railroad improvements will cut travel time between Connecticut and Vermont”
By John Appleton | The Republican | October 20, 2011

 


2010

“Valley Rail: Cash for Clickity-Clackers”
By Mark Roessler | Valley Advocate | February 2, 2010

“Vermonter rail line gets $70 million stimulus funds, including adding station service in Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield”
By Michael McAuliffe | The Republican | January 28, 2010

 

Notes
1) This is a curated listing of news articles related to this topic. The listing is not all-inclusive.
2) Additional historical articles will be added as they are discovered on-line.
3) Older articles from the Daily Hampshire Gazette will be added once the integration problem with their new website is resolved.

 

 

Last last updated: July 21, 2016
Last last reviewed: July 25, 2016