Become a Train Angel

The Train Campaign is run by volunteers, but we need funds in order to undertake many vital activities: keep you up to date on policy developments and make it easy to contact legislators provide regular updates about new train and transport projects enhance our website with town-level information and a "last mile" information page extend [...]

By |2021-05-04T17:36:29-04:00August 21st, 2018|Blog, Take Action|0 Comments

New Welded Track in place along the Housatonic Line

Modern welded rail track comes in 1/4-mile sections. It is brought in on special rail cars. As the cars roll along, sections of rail are off-loaded. You can see them along the Housatonic Line from the Connecticut border to Pittsfield. Here is an example of the rail lying along the old jointed track in downtown [...]

By |2018-09-05T05:46:50-04:00August 21st, 2018|Blog, Photo album|0 Comments

New Housatonic Rail Arriving in Berkshire County

Here is a video clip of the new Housatonic rail track being delivered to the Berkshires for upgrades to the line. Once these upgrades are complete, the Housatonic Line will have the capacity for passenger service, as well as existing freight service. Modern welded rail track comes in 1/4-mile sections so moving it is quite [...]

By |2018-08-26T20:32:13-04:00August 21st, 2018|Blog, Photo album|0 Comments

Train Cocktail Menu for the Bar Car Benefit

Bar Car Benefit Train Cocktail Menu below, devised by Number Ten bar manager, cocktail master, and Train Campaign supporter David Guenette: Not Nostalgia, but the Future! A Fundraising and Q&A Event Special Cocktail Menu All Special Cocktails, $12.00 Number Ten Restaurant and Bar, 10 Castle Street, Great Barrington No. 10 Manhattan Woodford Reserve Bourbon or [...]

By |2018-08-21T23:30:57-04:00August 21st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

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