Push is on to electrify Danbury rail line

Feb 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Transportation

danbury-rail-lineSpeeding up the electrification of the Metro-North Danbury rail line would provide economic benefits for nearby towns and dissuade commuters from using other stations that offer better service, state Rep. Gail Lavielle said Monday.

Lavielle and another Wilton Republican, state Sen. Toni Boucher, the ranking member of the Connecticut General Assembly’s Transportation Committee, spoke at a public hearing Tuesday urging support for a bill to prioritize the $330 million project to install overhead power on the 23.2 mile line.

For more on this story, visit: Push is on to electrify Danbury rail line – NewsTimes.

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