U.S., Massachusetts: Federal Help Unlikely for $2.4 Billion to $4.6 Billion East-West Rail

By State House News Service, Banker & Tradesman; October 1, 2020 A passenger rail expansion to western Massachusetts could attract…

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U.S., Massachusetts: MassDOT Multiplies Ridership Forecasts, Narrows Alternatives for East-West Rail

By Christian MilNeil, Streetsblog MASS; August 5, 2020 MassDOT has dramatically increased ridership projections and shortlisted three final service alternatives…

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U.S., Massachusetts: Federal money to be used for Worcester’s Union Station platform project

By Nick Kotsopoulos, Staff, Telegram.com; July 31, 2020 WORCESTER — The Worcester Redevelopment Authority board voted Friday to authorize the…

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U.S., Massachusetts: Waiver sought to speed Union Station platform project in Worcester

By Nick Kotsopoulos, Telegram & Gazette Staff, Telegram.com; April 16, 2020 WORCESTER – The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is seeking a…

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U.S., Massachusetts: MassDOT Will Revisit Its East-West Rail Ridership Projections

By Christian MilNeil, Streets Blog Massachusetts; March 2, 2020 MassDOT says that it will revisit cost and ridership projections for…

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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: No more incrementalism, it’s time for Big Rail

By James Aloisi and Stanley Rosenberg, CommonWealth Magazine; October 12, 2019 EARLIER THIS YEAR, the Global Traffic Scorecard ranked Boston’s…

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While most Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority traffic goes into Boston, some passengers take train west to Worcester

By Anissa Gardizy, Special to the Telegram & Gazette, Worcester Telegram; August 6, 2019 One passenger boarded the 8:13 a.m.…

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Boston Surface Railroad Company looks to raise capital ahead of 2020 opening

By LAUREN CLEM, Staff Writer, The Valley Breeze; May 15, 2019 WOONSOCKET – Plans for an intercity passenger rail between…

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New England: Boston Surface Railroad proposing Worcester-Providence commuter rail service offers bonds for sale

By Staff, The Telegram; April 25, 2019 A Rhode Island company seeking to start passenger rail service between Worcester and…

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Boston Surface Railroad has a transport solution for the Northeast’s underserved metropolitan regions

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; April 25, 2019 The Northeast boasts some of the best transportation systems in the…

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Massachusetts: Freight rail connections a foundation for economic success

By Timothy Murray, Worcester Telegram; February 17, 2019 Worcester is in the midst of a boom – you might even…

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Massachusetts: MBTA board approves Worcester Union Station platform expansion

By Grant Welker, Worcester Business Journal; October 1, 2018 An MBTA board approved a design contract Monday for a second…

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Worcester, Massachusetts gears up mass transportation, but long road lies ahead

By Cyrus Moulton, Telegram & Gazette Staff, The Telegram; September 29, 2018 WORCESTER – Twenty years ago, Union Station was…

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Nashua, New Hampshire to Massachusetts rail service is still in progress

By Damien Fisher, Staff Writer, The Nashua Telegraph; September 7, 2018 NASHUA – The company working to bring a commuter…

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Boston: How a 3-mile train ride turns into a 120-mile journey

By Adam Vaccaro, Staff, Boston Globe; May 26, 2018 Without a passenger rail link between North and South stations, the…

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Massachusetts: New tenant mix urged for Worcester’s Union Station

By Nick Kotsopoulos, Telegram & Gazette Staff, Telegram.com; March 8, 2018 WORCESTER – The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce has…

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New Massachusetts DOT plan includes East-West rail study, after years of legislative struggle

By Dan Glaun, masslive.com; January 26, 2018 A newly-released draft of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s 2018 rail plan includes a…

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The Daily CSX: CSX considers sale of former Boston & Albany line

By Eric Anderson, The Albany Times-Union; January 24, 2018 CSX Transportation is considering the sale of as much as 8,000…

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Connecticut: Hopes for Hartford Line include rail travel to Boston

By Mary Ellen Godin, Staff, The Record-Journal; December 10, 2017 CTrail’s Hartford Line may be ready to take more commuters…

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Massachusetts: Second commuter train platform planned for Worcester Union Station

By Cyrus Moulton, Telegram & Gazette Staff, Worcester Telegram; October 17, 2017 WORCESTER – It’s been talked about for years,…

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The Daily CSX: CSX trims intermodal services, considers hub overhaul

From Staff, Journal of Commerce; October 17, 2017 CSX Transportation is ending domestic and international intermodal services to and from…

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New Hampshire: Nashua Alderman Unanimously Approve Commuter Rail Memorandum

By The Associated Press, New Hampshire Public Radio; October 11, 2017 Aldermen in New Hampshire have approved a memorandum that…

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New Hampshire: Nashua panel supports moving forward with new passenger rail effort

By KIMBERLY HOUGHTON, Union Leader Correspondent, New Hampshire Union Leader; October 3, 2017 NASHUA — An aldermanic panel is recommending…

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