"Several prominent legislators are looking into whether the state could use federal stimulus aid to establish passenger train service from Waterbury to Hartford.
Officials with Pan Am Railways told lawmakers that for $52 million, their company could bring the tracks on the Waterbury-to-Berlin stretch up to federal standards for passenger service and also build small stations in Bristol, Plainville and New Britain.
"We could get this [rail line] ready in 18 months, and we could do it for $50 million. I think that's less than the cost overruns for the New Britain busway will be," state Rep. David McCluskey, D- West Hartford, said Wednesday.
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