U.S., Massachusetts: East-West rail comes with very high price tag

By Bruce Mohl, Commonwealth Magazine; February 6, 2020 A LONG-AWAITED ANALYSIS of East-West rail service indicates passengers could travel between…

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U.S., New England: East-west rail study running late

By State House News Service, Daily Hampshire Gazette; January 1, 2020 The Department of Transportation now expects its study on…

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Massachusetts adds Valley Flyer trains linking Greenfield, Northampton, Holyoke and Springfield

By Danielle Eaton, The Reminder; August 27, 2019 GREATER SPRINGFIELD – A new train service from Greenfield to Springfield is…

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Massachusetts: Expanded rail service for Springfield, Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield may begin Aug. 30; test trains running overnight this week

By Jim Kinney, MassLive.com; August 15, 2019 SPRINGFIELD — Daily passenger train service between the city’s Union Station, Holyoke, Northampton…

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Massachusetts Department of Transportation: Boston-Springfield-Pittsfield passenger rail must balance speed, cost and convenience

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; July 23, 2019 SPRINGFIELD — A commuter train trip from Springfield to Boston could take between…

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Massachusetts to fund South Coast rail service extension

By Johanna Seltz, Correspondent, The Boston Globe; April 26, 2019 The state, and not the MBTA, will pick up the…

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Former Massachusetts Senate president prods state Department Of Transportation to expand East-West rail study

By Larry Parnass, The Berkshire Eagle; March 13, 2019 SPRINGFIELD — Enough open houses. Hold public hearings. That was former…

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Massachusetts: Springfield-Holyoke-Northampton-Greenfield passenger trains a go for summer

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; January 31, 2019 SPRINGFIELD — Expanded passenger rail service north of Springfield to Holyoke, Northampton and…

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Massachusetts considering a Boston East-West rail link — no tunnel needed

By Adam Vaccaro, Globe Staff, Boston Globe;  December 21, 2018 There’s been a lot of talk over the years about…

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Boston North-South Rail Link would cost $12 billion, maybe much, much more

By Adam Vaccaro, Staff, Boston Globe; June 18, 2018 Connecting North and South train stations in Boston by underground tunnel…

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Berkshire Flyer Proponents Preview Pilot Program

By Josh Landes, WAMC; April 2, 2018 Advocates for expanding passenger rail to Western Massachusetts believe the Berkshire Flyer project…

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Massachusetts State Senator Adam Hinds: Jump on board the Berkshire Flyer

By Adam Hinds, The Berkshire Eagle; April 1, 2018 PITTSFIELD — Connecting Berkshire County to New York City by passenger…

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The Berkshire Eagle Opinion: Anticipate last mile for Berkshire County-New York City train

From The Berkshire Eagle; December 1, 2017 Connecting Berkshire County to New York City by train is not all about…

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Massachusetts: Actual cost of 6-inch fix for Springfield’s Union Station platform expected to be known soon

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; November 27, 2017 SPRINGFIELD — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Amtrak are finalizing plans to…

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