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Enfield Officials Ask State Lawmakers For A Thompsonville Rail Station

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Enfield officials asked state lawmakers Wednesday to put a high-speed rail station in the Thompsonville section of their town.

\"tophamThe local officials who testified at the transportation committee public hearing say they want Enfield to be a stop on the proposed high-speed rail service between New Haven and Springfield. Putting a station in Thompsonville would improve the community’s economy, said town councilman William Edgar Jr.

“Enfield is the hub of north central Connecticut,” Edgar said, explaining that many town residents work in Hartford and in Springfield.

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