RailPictures.Net Photo: CDOT 6696 Connecticut Department of Transportation (CDOT) EMD GP40-2H at Windsor, Connecticut by Oliver P.
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Connecticut Department of Transportation (CDOT) (more..)
EMD GP40-2H (more..)
Windsor Station (more..)
Windsor, Connecticut, USA (more..)
June 13, 2020
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CDOT 6696 (more..)
CDOT 6455 (more..)
Oliver P. (more..)
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Briefly stopping to process very few passengers en route to New Haven; ridership has plunged due to the Coronavirus. This top-ten day is almost two years to the day since the Hartford Line debuted (June 16 2018). Significant Federal and State funding re-double-tracked 26.7 of 38.7 miles between New Haven and Springfield over the past ten years; the initial double-track was removed in the mid-1980s for cost-cutting. Various other infrastructure improvements, including crossing, station, and signaling updates, were part of the project. A section in Windsor Locks about five miles north, including the Warehouse Point Bridge to Enfield from Suffield, and south in downtown Hartford, remains single-tracked.
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