Shore Line East trains are owned and operated by ConnDOT under contract with Amtrak to provide daily rail operations.

Shore Line East provides an average of 1,800 rides per day with service from Monday through Friday. Trains do not operate on Saturday, Sunday or major holidays.

Shore Line East service connects at New Haven, Bridgeport and Stamford stations for New Haven Line service to New York City (operated by Metro-North Railroad). Reduced combined Shore Line East/Metro-North monthly commuter tickets are available.

Connecticut’s Commuter Rail Service experienced ridership increases in passenger service for 2005. In total, nearly one million additional train passengers traveled on the New Haven Line in 2005, a 3.2 percent increase from 2004. On Shore Line East, nearly 15,000 additional rides were recorded, marking a 4.45 percent increase from 2004.