Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is weighing in on a plan that would bring bring enhanced passenger rail service to western Massachusetts. He is in favor if it, claiming it would benefit his state’s residents as well.
The new route for passenger rail through the Pioneer Valley is exceeding expectations. That’s according to numbers from Amtrak. But it’s hard to tell if its had much of an effect on local businesses.
Massachusetts and federal lawmakers were in Holyoke Monday to highlight plans to build a train platform, the latest in a series of projects aimed at revitalizing Holyoke’s downtown.