Charlestown Citizens Alliance - July 12, 2017

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Here is the first analysis of Record of Decision from SECoast

Here is the first analysis of Record of Decision from SECoast

Greg Stroud, "And let me say that the entire Northeast Corridor owes a debt of gratitude to the leadership and work, late in coming, but remarkably effective, from the Charlestown Citizens Alliance, and the Charlestown government. It has been a model effort on their part as a local government. Let us all learn from them."

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Feds drop controversial South County track from rail upgrade plan

WPRI: Feds drop controversial South County track from rail upgrade plan

Now, the new plan is calling for a studies in both Connecticut and Rhode Island to examine ways to improve service on this stretch. The FRA said those studies will be conducted by the states in conjunction with the FRA and other “stakeholders,” but the agency did not offer specifics on funding, costs or a timeframe.

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Feds drop Old Saybrook-to-Rhode Island bypass from final rail plan

CTMirror: Feds drop Old Saybrook-to-Rhode Island bypass from final rail plan

Bowing to local pressure, the Federal Railroad Administration has dropped plans for a controversial new rail line from Old Saybrook CT to Richmond RI from its ambitious project to overhaul the railroad system in the Northeast corridor.

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Tunnel Boring Machine

Federal Railroad Administration Plan

We have created a page dedicated to this issue, where we will keep all the information we have available and up to date. The page contains all the posts we have published on this issue and many (most) which we have not added to our e-mail newsletters.

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