Discussion relating to the operations of MTA MetroNorth Railroad including west of Hudson operations and discussion of CtDOT sponsored rail operations such as Shore Line East and the Springfield to New Haven Hartford Line

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  by Jeff Smith
I didn't think MNRR used track class 5 as they didn't want the expense?

https://www.ctpost.com/news/article/tra ... 066730.php
STRATFORD — Drivers near Stratford's railroad bridges will likely face delays as the state embarks on a multi-year effort to make the trains faster., according to the state Department of Transportation.
The agency is aiming to boost the maximum speed trains can travel between Bridgeport and Stratford from 70 mph to 90 mph as part of a multi-billion-dollar effort to improve commuter rail service across the state.