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New Ticket Policy on Select Hartford Line Amtrak Trains

Effective Monday, September 14th, Amtrak will be instituting a new reservation policy for its Northeast Regional Trains operating on the CTrail Hartford Line. Customers traveling on the following Northeast Regional trains will be required to purchase an Amtrak ticket in advance:


  • Amtrak 141 (Departing Springfield at 5:55 AM)
  • Amtrak 148 (Departing New Haven at 11 PM)


  • Amtrak 140 (Departing New Haven at 6:26 PM)
  • Amtrak 143 (Sunday only, Departing Springfield at 6:00 AM)
  • Amtrak 146 (Saturday only, Departing New Haven at 9:54 PM)
  • Amtrak 147 (Saturday only, Departing Springfield at 8:35 AM)
  • Amtrak 157 (Sunday only, Departing Springfield at 7:58 AM)

Customers wishing to use the trains listed above must reserve their tickets in advance using the Amtrak app, at, or through an Amtrak ticket agent. Amtrak ticket agents are available during posted hours at New Haven Union Station, Hartford Union Station, and Springfield Union Station. CTrail Hartford Line tickets and U-Pass will NOT be accepted on these trains. For questions, customers should contact Amtrak at or 1-800-USA-RAIL (872-7345). 

See the full schedule here.


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In an emergency, call 911. To report something suspicious, tell an authority, Call 1-866-HLS-TIPS (1-866-457-8477) or visit KEEPCTSAFE.COM

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