Connecticut Central Railroad

Reporting mark: CCCL
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The Connecticut Central Railroad was the designated operator of several railroad branches known as the "Middletown Cluster" from 1987 until 1998. The trackage was formerly operated by Conrail before it was sold to the state of Connecticut and CCCL was designated the operator. In 1998, the Providence & Worcester purchased the Connecticut Central and now operates their former trackage in its entirety. The CCCL operated the former NYNH&H "Air Line" (originally the New Haven, Middletown & Willimantic Railroad) between Durham and Portland, with trackage rights over Conrail (and later the P&W) between Durham and New Haven. They also operated the former Valley Branch between Cromwell and Middletown (with out-of-service track extending south to Maromas) and a stub of the former Berlin-Middletown Branch from its junction with the Valley Line to a customer on the outskirts of Middletown.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connecticut_Central_Railroad


PW - Coginchaug River Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1898
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Coginchaug River on P&W Air Line Branch
Open to traffic

PW - CT66 Overpass (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1996
Through truss bridge over CT 66 on Connecticut Central Railroad
Open to traffic

PW - Eastern Drive Overpass (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1911
Steel stringer bridge over Eastern Drive on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Out of Service

PW - Ellen Doyle Brook Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1898
Deck plate girder bridge over CT 147 & Ellen Doyle Brook on Connecticut Central Railroad
Open to traffic

PW - Middletown Swing Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Replaced an earlier bridge at this location built in 1872.
Swing through truss bridge over the Connecticut River on the Connecticut Central Railroad in Middletown
Open to traffic

PW - Rockfall High Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1898
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Coginchaug River on P&W Air Line Branch
Open to traffic

PW - Route 157 Overpass (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1925
Steel stringer bridge over CT 157/Reeds Gap Road on P&W Middletown Branch
Open to traffic

PW - Sumner Brook Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1911
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sumner Brook on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Out of Service