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Old Posted Feb 22, 2015, 1:58 PM
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So the State of Connecticut is planning on pumping tens of billions into its infrastructure over the next few decades. Here's a list of Projects that were included in the plan which i'm sure will grow aswell.


CONNECTICUT’S BOLD VISION FOR A TRANSPORTATION FUTURE

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Rail

Metro North / Western Connecticut


ELECTRIC FLEET REPLACEMENT
Future life-cycle replacement of existing electric fleet for use on New Haven Line
(NHL), Connecticut’s share.
$1,250,000,000

DIESEL FLEET REPLACEMENT
Replace existing diesel locomotives and coaches for use on New Haven Line (NHL).
$300,000,000

MAINTENANCE FACILITY AND YARD IMPROVEMENTS
Rehab and improve existing rail maintenance facilities and yards on New Haven Line
(NHL), including New Haven, Bridgeport and Stamford (finish catenary replacement).
$1,460,000,000

COMMUNICATIONS AND SIGNAL UPGRADES
Upgrade rail communications and signals on New Haven Line (NHL) to reach state
of good repair. Upgrades include positive train control (PTC), network infrastructure
upgrades, communication and signal system replacements and rail communications and
signal improvements for mainline and branch lines.
$1,120,200,000

CATENARY REPLACEMENTS AND POWER UPGRADES

Life-cycle replacement of superstructures and wiring (includes substations) due to age
and condition. Danbury Dock Yard is also included.
$700,000,000

FIXED RAIL BRIDGES - STATE OF GOOD REPAIR
Rehab and or replace all fixed rail bridges on New Haven Line (NHL) to attain state of
good repair. This includes all fixed rail bridges on mainline and branch lines.
$2,175,000,000

MOVABLE RAIL BRIDGES - STATE OF GOOD REPAIR
Rehab and or replace all movable rail bridges on New Haven Line (NHL) to attain state
of good repair.
$2,825,000,000

RAIL TRACK PROGRAM
Improvements and upgrades to existing tracks on New Haven Line (NHL) including
concrete tie repair, interlocking, drainage, track, ties, rail and road bed.
$1,680,000,000

EXISTING STATION AND PARKING IMPROVEMENTS
Improvements and upgrades to existing stations and parking on New Haven Line (NHL),
including mainline and branch line improvements.
$1,500,000,000

ELECTRIC FLEET EXPANSION
Expansion of existing electric fleet for use on New Haven Line (NHL).
$265,000,000

DIESEL FLEET EXPANSION
Expansion of existing diesel locomotives and coaches for use on New Haven Line
(NHL), including mainline and branch lines.
$230,000,000

NEW RAIL MAINTENANCE FACILITIES AND YARDS
ON BRANCH LINES

Construction of new rail maintenance facilities and yards on New Haven Line (NHL)
branch lines will allow for expanded branch line rail service to and from mainline.
$100,000,000


NEW RAIL MAINTENANCE FACILITY AND YARD FOR
INTERCITY RAIL SERVICE

A new intercity maintenance facility and storage yard in New Haven will allow for the
expansion of existing inter-city rail service to and from Washington, DC.
$500,000,000

NEW CANAAN BRANCH LINE IMPROVEMENTS

Significant improvements on New Canaan branch line service between Darien and
New Canaan to increase frequency and enhance service to and from mainline.
Improvements include Springdale siding, platform, and station improvements.
$45,000,000

ELECTRIFY DANBURY BRANCH LINE
Electrification of existing Danbury branch line service between South Norwalk and
Danbury would allow for extended one–seat ride service on New Haven Line (NHL).
$400,000,000

EXTEND RAIL SERVICE FROM DANBURY TO NEW MILFORD
This includes all of the estimated capital costs associated with extending rail service
from Danbury to New Milford without electrification.
$450,000,000

ELECTRIFY EXTENDED RAIL SERVICE FROM DANBURY
TO NEW MILFORD
This includes just the estimated electrification costs associated with extending rail
service from Danbury to New Milford.
$540,000,000

WATERBURY BRANCH LINE IMPROVEMENTS
Improvements to Waterbury branch line service between Bridgeport and Waterbury to
increase frequency and enhance service to and from mainline. Improvements include
completion of signalization, grade crossings, sidings, and station improvements.
$350,000,000

TRACK IMPROVEMENTS BETWEEN MILFORD AND NEW HAVEN
Restore four–track capacity between Milford and New Haven to increase capacity and
enhance service on New Haven Line (NHL).
$300,000,000

FULL CAPACITY NEW HAVEN LINE SERVICE
Realign Connecticut’s existing tracks and stations between New Haven and New York
to provide significant frequency and speed enhancements on New Haven Line (NHL).
This project would result in a two–track local and two–track express service on the
mainline, with center island platforms at key locations between New Haven and New
York. It includes communications and signal enhancements.
$2,000,000,000

NEW STATIONS AND PARKING
Construction of new stations and parking on New Haven Line (NHL). Includes
construction of new stations in Bridgeport (Barnum), Orange, and a new parking garage
in New Haven with pedestrian connections.
$200,000,000


Hartford Line / Central Connecticut

BERLIN-WATERBURY RAIL IMPROVEMENTS

Upgrade existing freight rail line (includes track, bridges, and Terryville tunnel).
Preserve option for future passenger rail service.
$200,000,000

DIESEL FLEET REPLACEMENT (Hartford Line)
Future life-cycle replacement of Hartford Line Fleet.
$325,000, 000

MAINTENANCE FACILITY AND YARD IMPROVEMENTS
Upgrade and maintain state of good repair of existing rail maintenance facility in
New Haven to service Hartford Line and Shore Line East (SLE), including facility
improvements to accommodate longer locomotives.
$50,000,000

REHABILITATION OF CONNECTICUT RIVER RAILROAD BRIDGE
This bridge is located over the Connecticut River between Windsor Locks and Enfield.
Major rehabilitation and replacement of the center span is needed due to age and
condition. Improvements will allow for higher load ratings and increased speeds.
$80,000,000

EXISTING STATIONS AND PARKING IMPROVEMENTS
Improvements and upgrades to existing stations and parking on Hartford Line to
maintain state of good repair.
$250,000,000

DIESEL FLEET EXPANSION for Hartford Line
Expand diesel fleet to accommodate increase in future service on Hartford Line from
17 round trips per day to 25 round trips per day.
$120,000,000

TRACK IMPROVEMENTS to Hartford Line
Hartford Line improvements from Windsor to Springfield; includes double-tracking.
This improvement would allow for increased rail service from 17 round trips per day to
25 round trips per day.
$500,000,000

NEW STATIONS ON HARTFORD LINE
Construction of new stations and parking on the Hartford Line. Proposed locations
include North Haven, Hamden, Newington, West Hartford, Windsor, Windsor Locks,
and Enfield.
$250,000,000

Shore Line East / Eastern Connecticut

ELECTRIC FLEET MIDLIFE OVERHAUL
Critical systems replacement to maintain state of good repair of recently purchased M8
cars for use on Shore Line East (SLE).
$20,000,000

ELECTRIC FLEET REPLACEMENT
Future life-cycle replacement of recently purchased M8 cars for use on
Shore Line East (SLE).
$120,000,000

REPLACEMENT OF CONNECTICUT RIVER RAILROAD BRIDGE
Replacement of the Amtrak moveable bridge in Old Saybrook. This project will allow
for increased load ratings, greater reliability, and higher speeds for both Shore Line East
(SLE) commuter rail and Amtrak inter-city regional rail service.
$220,000,000

EXISTING STATION AND PARKING IMPROVEMENTS
Improvements and upgrades to existing stations and parking to maintain state of
good repair.
$250,000,000

ELECTRIC FLEET EXPANSION
Purchase of additional M8 cars for future expansion of Shore Line East (SLE) service,
allowing for more one-seat rides to and from New Haven Line (NHL) and New York.
$40,000,000
SHORE LINE EAST (SLE) IMPROVEMENTS
New sidings in Waterford, new interlocking in Clinton, and new lay-over facility in New
London. These improvements will allow for greater flexibility and increased capacity of
SLE service and Amtrak inter-city regional rail service.
$250,000,000

CATENARY IMPROVEMENTS AND POWER UPGRADES
Enhance capacity of Shore Line East (SLE) service to New York by upgrading Amtrak’s
existing catenary system and power.
$100,000,000

NEW STATION IN NIANTIC
Construction of new station and parking on Shore Line East (SLE) in Niantic.
$30,000,000

EXTEND RAIL SERVICE TO RHODE ISLAND
Includes estimated capital costs to extend Shore Line East (SLE) rail service from New
London to Westerly, Rhode Island.
$200,000,000

FREIGHT RAIL IMPROVEMENTS IN EASTERN CONNECTICUT
Includes estimated capital costs to improve the existing NECR and P&W rail freight
lines in Eastern Connecticut from New London north to Massachusetts, preserving
options for future passenger rail service. Improvements include tracks, bridges, sidings
and grade crossings.
$200,000,000
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