Residents along the new CTrail Hartford Line are looking forward to increased commuting options and employers are anticipating a larger pool of workers. All made possible when the expanded rail service between Springfield MA and New Haven CT begins in May 2018.

“This is potentially a very big deal in terms of getting people access to employment,” said Lyle Wray, executive director of the Capitol Region Council Of Governments (CRCOG).

Read the latest from the Department of Transportation including planned scheduling and fares, as well as updates on the new and planned stations. Wallingford’s new train station opened last week, and more will be coming on line soon.

Expanded rail line aims to broaden talent pool for regional employers — Hartford Business Journal