Central New England Railroad

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For the former company, see Central New England Railway.
Central New England Railroad
Central New England Railroad Logo.jpg
Reporting mark CNZR
Locale Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A
Dates of operation 1995–present
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length 22.2 miles (35.7 km)[1]
Headquarters Windsor, Connecticut
Website cnzrrr.com

The Central New England Railroad (reporting mark CNZR) is a railroad in and near Hartford, Connecticut. It began operations in 1995 on former Conrail trackage.
The line currently operates two sections of track: The 8.7-mile (14.0 km) former Griffin Secondary from Hartford Union Station northwest to industrial areas in Bloomfield, which was once part of the Central New England Railway, and the 13.5-mile (21.7 km) Connecticut portion of the former New Haven Armory Branch (formerly the Springfield and New London Railroad) from East Windsor Hill to the Massachusetts State line.[1] Interchange is with Connecticut Southern Railroad.


  1. ^ a b Redeker, James P. (September 4, 2009). "Central New England Railroad: TIGER Discretionary Grant Application" (pdf). Connecticut Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 

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