2 New Amtrak Stations Placed in Service

New stations have gone into service on Amtrak routes in California and Conneticut.

The new station in California is located at Fairfield-Vacaville and is the 18th Capitol Corridor station.

The unstaffed facility has a Quick-Trak ticket machine and 139 regular parking spaces and five for people who are disabled. Outdoor seating along with eight bike rack spaces at the station. E-bike lockers are also available.

The station is about 5 miles from the Suisun City station, which will remain open.

Work on the station, which also included an overpass began in November 2014 and cost

$78 million.

In Connecticut, a new station opened in Wallingford on the route between New Haven, Connecticut, and Springfield, Massachusetts. That depot will eventually serve the, CTrail commuter line to Hartford, Connecticut when it begins in May 2018. CTrail will feature increased commuter trips between New Haven, Hartford and Springfield.

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