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Shore Line East Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

CTrail Shore Line East wishes you a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

In anticipation of increased travel over the Thanksgiving Holiday period, the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has announced additional train cars on CTrail Shore Line East and CTrail Hartford Line trains.

CTrail Shore Line East will operate on a weekend/holiday schedule for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020, and Friday, November 27, 2020.

“While many families may be changing their traditional Thanksgiving plans this year because of the pandemic, we want those who will be traveling this holiday to know that their health and safety is our top priority,” said CTDOT Commissioner Joseph Giulietti. “We are taking every precaution possible to keep you safe.”

CTDOT has increased the cleaning of trains and station facilities to keep frontline employees and passengers safe. Passengers must wear a mask or face covering and practice social distancing at stations and onboard trains. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends six feet from others, when possible. Seating onboard Amtrak and CTrail trains is limited to 50% capacity. These preventative measures will help maintain a safe and healthy travel experience. If you are feeling sick, please do not use public transportation. Passengers can view the schedule and COVID-19 travel requirements on

Traveling early in the day is recommended on CTrail Shore Line East trains.

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View the official CTDOT press release here.