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New England gets $82.7m for high-speed rail project

New England gets $82.7m for high-speed rail project

21st Sep 2011 Rail News

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced $82.7 million to improve high-speed and intercity passenger rail in Rhode Island, Maine, Connecticut and Vermont.  The dollars will provide needed upgrades to the Northeast Corridor, Connecticut’s New Haven – Springfield line, Maine’s Downeaster route and the Vermonter service.