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East-West Passenger Rail Study

A study assessing rail service alternatives along the Boston-Worcester-Springfield-Pittsfield corridor.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is conducting a study to examine the costs, benefits, and investments necessary to implement passenger rail service from Boston to Springfield and Pittsfield, with the speed, frequency, and reliability necessary to be a competitive option for travel along this corridor. The study will assess up to six alternatives, which will feature a range of approaches including high speed rail and potential infill stations.

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  • Advisory Committee Meeting 

    Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel, Springfield, MA 01144
    Thursday, February 6, 2020
    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Public Meeting 

    UMass Center at Springfield, 1500 Main St, Springfield, MA 01103
    Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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