U.S. Sen. Murphy to announce new rail funding legislation

chrismurphyU.S. Sen. Chris Murphy-D-Connecticut will announce new rail funding legislation Thursday after a roundtable discussion on Metro-North and transportation infrastructure issues in downtown Stamford.

The proposed legislation will put forward financing solutions to rebuild and expand the capacity of the Northeast Corridor that aren’t available now, according to an advisory sent Wednesday afternoon.

Other participants in the roundtable will include representatives of the Fairfield Business Council and area-transit, business, governmental, and environmental stakeholders who will discuss general infrastructure issues in Connecticut and investment in the region’s rail system.