7express wrote:Ozno, It was weird driving up to Danbury last Tuesday and not seeing the 3 car shuttle in the yard.
Still going to resume service with 1844 this evening?? fast work if thats the case, branch goes through a lot of swampy, lowland area's, and with the monsoon we had last weekend thought it would take a lot longer.
the service alert pg has been updated to say that trains begin tomorrow with the 5:31 Am train but we all know that all 3 maxi-bomb and two mini's need to get up to Danbury.
I am currently on Amtrak 55 at the Palmer switch heading south spending more in the Cafe car than my whole train ticket from VT lol... I will let you know if I see it. It does not look likely I will be 12 min early into New Haven like I was last week to connect up to 1577 that conveniently connects to 1844. I asked if I could extend my ticket to Stamford since we were running late I was Ok'd
On another related subject: The new schedules are up on the MTA webpage. I am not looking forward to bussing on weekends or mid day but, I understand it is necessary for track upgrades. Since I use the train Mid day the most, I will probably end up not getting a Monthly ticket and Drive or take the Route 7 Link for the same amount of time and half the price. However, I am glad to see they are allowing bikes