1. First passenger train in a generation stops at Northampton as new Amtrak service begins

    First passenger train in a generation stops at Northampton as new Amtrak service begins

    A crowd of about 100 people jammed the Northampton stop next to the former Depot Restaurant for The Vermonter's first voyage through Northampton since the 1980s. The route also passes through Springfield and Greenfield on its way between St. Albans, Vermont, and Washington, D.C. For decades, the line dog-legged through Amherst, which had its farewell voyage on Sunday.

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