New Haven Railroad Historical Events

Date
Category
Event

1/2/1958
End of Service The New Haven Railroad drops 10 of 38 New York-Boston trains and 4 of 32 New York - Springfield trains; The Senator

discontinued between Boston and New York; through coaches to Grand Central discontinued on The Pilgrim; other trains

discontinued include The Mayflower, The Commander, The Murray Hill, The Bostonian/New Yorker; eastbound

Narragansett merged with The Owl; Advance Merchants Limited discontinued except for eastbound on Fridays. (Guide)

1/10/1959
Wreck Multiple train wreck at Stamford, CT, one 4400 series MU car smashed.

1/1/1960
Abandonment Line from State Line, MA to West Stockbridge, MA abandoned.

1/1/1960
Abandonment Line from Hastings, MA to Provincetown, MA abandoned.

1/8/1960
Milestone Last run of an RPO car on Berkshire Line.

1/28/1961
Milestone MUs operating as trains #140 & #143 make last electric run on Danbury line.

1/1/1962
Abandonment Line from Providence to Pascoag abandoned.

1/1/1963
Abandonment Line from Wickford to Wickford Jct. abandoned.

1/1/1964
Abandonment Line from River Point to Arkwright abandoned.

1/1/1964
Abandonment Line from West Roxbury to Dedham abandoned.

1/8/1964
Abandonment Line from Branchville to Ridgefield abandoned.

1/17/1967
Wreck Major derailment of Freight OB-2 at Stonington, CT.

1/1/1968
Abandonment Line from Millis to West Medway abandoned.

1/1/1968
Abandonment Line from Falmouth, MA to Woods Hole, MA abandoned.

1/1/1968
Abandonment Line from Washington, RI to Plainfield, CT abandoned.

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