1. Articles mentioning both Amtrak and Northampton

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    1. Q&A with Transportation Secretary Richard Davey: Davey responds to your questions on the I-91 viaduct, a commuter rail in the Pioneer Valley and more

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 28 2014)

      Q&A with Transportation Secretary Richard Davey: Davey responds to your questions on the I-91 viaduct, a commuter rail in the Pioneer Valley and more ...d service to Boston. Anne (declined to provide last name) of Brimfield: At times, travel between Holyoke and Northampton can be a standstill and drivers do not realize it when getting on I-91. Would MassDOT be willing t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Palmer   Amtrak

    2. Western Mass. rail travel expansion, Springfield Union Station project, on track for 2014

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 6 2014)

      Western Mass. rail travel expansion, Springfield Union Station project, on track for 2014 ...D.C. Brennan said because the condition of the track along the Holyoke and Northampton sections was so poor, Amtrak now only runs slow freight trains on it, not passenger trains. In the project – funded with $73 millio... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Amtrak   Springfield

    3. Talk of high-speed rail between Springfield and Boston heats up; meeting next

      Explore GazetteNET (Jan 13 2014)

      Talk of high-speed rail between Springfield and Boston heats up; meeting next ...h-speed rail service will begin in early 2015, ushering in the return of passenger trains through Greenfield, Northampton and Holyoke for the first time since the late 1980s. Those plans call for a shift in the Amtrak V... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Palmer

    4. Railroad upgrades are underway in Mass.

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jun 19 2013)

      Railroad upgrades are underway in Mass. ...old 22News, “This will, at least from Springfield, will start at Union Station an there will be stations in Northampton, Holyoke and Greenfield and then into Vermont and people will be able to go up and down the northe... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael D. Bissonnette   Amtrak   Springfield

    5. Mayors urge more Amtrak shuttles between Springfield and Vermont | GazetteNet.com

      Explore GazetteNET (May 15 2013)

      Mayors urge more Amtrak shuttles between Springfield and Vermont | GazetteNet.com ...and Palmer before getting to Springfield, to a more direct southern route through new stations in Greenfield, Northampton and Holyoke. Plans call for one daily Amtrak shuttle in both directions, but both Narkewicz and Te... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield   Northampton

    6. Gateway Cities $1.7 billion investment proposal could drive projects in Springfield, Holyoke, Pittsfield and Westfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 14 2013)

      Gateway Cities $1.7 billion investment proposal could drive projects in Springfield, Holyoke, Pittsfield and Westfield ...uild a rail line from Springfield to Vermont, which would allow Amtrak to run trains to Springfield, Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield. Work is underway on that project, and Brennan said the half mile around those trai... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Brian M. Connors   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

    7. Transcript: Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse answers reader questions on casinos, crime and urban renewal

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 21 2012)

      Transcript: Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse answers reader questions on casinos, crime and urban renewal ...ntown area becomes a Northampton-like area, then the property values and cost of apartment rentals will reach Northampton-like heights, meaning that many of Holyoke's residents may not be able to afford to live here anym... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield   Northampton

    8. Northampton names Terence Masterson new economic development director

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 13 2012)

      Northampton names Terence Masterson new economic development director ...economic development issues, from the Three County Fairground to Village Hill to the new Amtrak route through Northampton, but said he hopes to gain a lot more knowledge on those subjects as he assumes his post in early ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Northampton

    9. Passenger rail service returns to Palmer for a day

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 4 2012)

      Passenger rail service returns to Palmer for a day ...ops in Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield are added through the Knowledge Corridor project, which will shift Amtrak's Vermonter service from the New England Central Railroad to the west side of the Connecticut River - i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Mohegan Sun

    10. Boston to Washington rail corridor -- including Springfield area -- focus of federal review

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 13 2012)

      Boston to Washington rail corridor -- including Springfield area -- focus of federal review ...alignment would speed the trip to Vermont and include stops at a former Amtrak station off Railroad Avenue in Northampton, a new $15.1 million inter modal transit center in Greenfield and possibly a future station in Hol... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Amtrak   Springfield

    11. New ties to mark rail work start in Northampton

      Explore GazetteNET (Jul 10 2012)

      ...ton By SCOTT MERZBACH Staff Writer * Login to post comments * Printer-friendly version Tuesday, July 10, 2012 NORTHAMPTON - Later this summer, when new ties start going down on the city's existing railroad tracks, reside... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Palmer   Amtrak

    12. Palmer, Amherst, Montague among communities advocating restoration of passenger rail service along New England Central rail line

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 4 2011)

      ...ies in the Connecticut River Valley. The rail track running from Springfield to Northfield used to be part of Amtrak’s route for the Vermonter, a line between St. Albans, Vt., and Washington, D.C., which since 1981 has ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Amtrak   Springfield

    13. Western Massachusetts railroad improvements will cut travel time between Connecticut and Vermont

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 20 2011)

      Western Massachusetts railroad improvements will cut travel time between Connecticut and Vermont ...trak’s Vermonter line to move back to its original route, reduce travel time and restore passenger service to Northampton and Greenfield, the nation’s top railroad official said Thursday. “It will cut 30 minutes off the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   William Martin   Amtrak   Springfield

    14. Editorial: Upgrades to Western Massachusetts rail system important to the future of rail transportation

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 7 2011)

      Editorial: Upgrades to Western Massachusetts rail system important to the future of rail transportation ...chusetts portion of the project will run from just north of Springfield’s downtown north through Holyoke and Northampton and then on to Vermont. Using American-made rails, the project is expected to create 200 jobs alon... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Amtrak   Springfield

    15. High speed rail design, construction plans for Western Massachusetts approved

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 1 2011)

      High speed rail design, construction plans for Western Massachusetts approved ...ut River rail line. Amtrak’s Vermonter service will be rerouted to the line, providing a more direct route to Northampton and Greenfield. Connecticut is working on a 62-mile high-speed rail project from New Haven, Conn.,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield   Northampton

    16. Additional federal funds awarded to Knowledge Corridor rail project

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 9 2010)

      Additional federal funds awarded to Knowledge Corridor rail project ... and restored access to the cities of Northampton and Greenfield. The Vermonter will make stops at the former Amtrak station at Northampton and the new intermodal transit center in Greenfield. The total project will crea... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Amtrak   Springfield

    17. 'Hamp railroad plans on track

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2010)

      ...plans on track Sunday, February 14, 2010 By FRED CONTRADA fcontrada@repub.com NORTHAMPTON - Amherst's loss is Northampton's gain, and officials here see a long list of advantages for the city when the high-speed passenge... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amtrak   Springfield

    18. $100 million in rail funds coming - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 28 2010)

      ...lion will support long-awaited improvements, create jobs and restore access to cities in the Pioneer Valley." Amtrak north-south service in Western Massachusetts is currently provided by the Vermonter, which runs between... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Amtrak   Springfield

    19. Vermonter rail line gets $70 million stimulus funds, including adding station service in Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 27 2010)

      Vermonter rail line gets $70 million stimulus funds, including adding station service in Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield ...ringfield » Vermonter rail line gets $70 million stimulus funds, including adding station service in Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield By Michael McAuliffe, The Republican January 28, 2010, 2:19AM amtrak_train.jpg The R... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Amtrak   Springfield

    20. Gov. Patrick seeking stimulus money for high speed rail

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 25 2009)

      Gov. Patrick seeking stimulus money for high speed rail ...dhere to the old and nearly useless Amtrak passenger schedules between Springfield and Boston. And, what does Amtrak consider "high-speed", 40 Mph? I'm not holding out much hope for any of this happening because we have ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield   Northampton

    21. Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick seeks stimulus fund to boost train service between Springfield, Worcester and Vermont

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 13 2009)

      ...ew alignment would end service to the Amherst station, but would speed the trip to Vermont and serve Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield, according to a study by the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. The Patrick admini... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Palmer

    22. Mass. towns challenge new rail plans

      Explore Home - Brattleboro Reformer (Jun 15 2009)

      ...heir disapproval of the Knowledge Corridor Passenger Rail Study, which is exploring the possibility of moving Amtrak's existing route for its Vermonter train through their towns to a line owned by Pan-Am Railways, along ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Palmer

    23. Hearings slated on expanded rail service for Western Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (May 17 2009)

      ...ided by the Amtrak Vermonter through a $25 million to $30 million project that would open service to Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield while eliminating the current Amherst stop. But Amherst Town Manager Laurence R. Sh... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Palmer   Amtrak

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