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DOT: All Hartford Line Locomotives Won't Be Ready Until June

DOT: All Hartford Line Locomotives Won't Be Ready Until June

The last of the four rebuilt locomotives Connecticut transportation officials say are needed to operate the new Hartford Line commuter service won’t be ready until early June, according to documents supplied to lawmakers this week.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration has been promising that the long-awaited and often-delayed New Haven-Hartford-Springfield commuter line would be launched in May. But Department of Transportation officials in recent weeks have refused to say whether they will be able to start service next month.

DOT spokesman Judd Everhart...

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