WWLP: Congressman Neal releases findings of high speed rail study

26 Jul 2016

By David McKay & Tamara Sacharczyk

July 20, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A high speed train connecting Springfield to several major cities, including Canada could soon be in the works.

Transportation officials in Massachusetts have been studying the impact of the proposed Northern New England Intercity Rail Initiative for years. On Wednesday, Congressman Richard Neal was in Springfield to discuss the findings of the $700,000 study.


Tim Brennan of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission said, “If you’re not connected, you end up a culdesac, we don’t want to be a culdesac so all hands have been on how do we make those connections happen.”

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