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New Haven rail link launched

Aug 29, 2019 - The Boston Globe

Amtrak and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation are launching a train service Friday between Greenfield and New Haven, Amtrak said.

The Valley Flyer train will make 12 stops every day, with the option of transferring trains and continuing into New York City, Amtrak said. Service will end in fall 2021 unless Amtrak meets MassDOT's goal of gaining 24,000 new riders each year.

"The Valley Flyer will finally make it possible for those in the Knowledge Corridor to commute to pla...