Danbury Branch - Plans

Plans

There have been proposals to re-electrify the Danbury Branch along with a plan to extend service north from Danbury to New Milford.

In connection with the planned redevelopment of the Gilbert and Bennet Company wire factory as a dense and walkable residential neighborhood, the reopening of the Georgetown station between the Cannondale and Branchville stations has been approved.

$30 million has been set aside from the economic stimulus package of 2009 to improve stations and install a new signal system along the line. Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell held a press conference with local politicians at the Cannondale station on July 28, 2009 to announce that construction was scheduled to start in autumn 2009. It is still ongoing as of 2012.

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