1. Springfield-to-Northfield train line to be purchased by state to restore Knowledge Corridor Rail Line

    Springfield-to-Northfield train line to be purchased by state to restore Knowledge Corridor Rail Line

    The $115 million project is being funded with a $75 million Federal Railroad Administration grant and $40 million in state funds. "The Knowledge Corridor is a rail asset that will play a key role in the region's transportation system, both by delivering improved customer service in the form of faster travel times, as well as by being built to a standard that can accommodate more freight," said state Department of Transportation Secretary Richard A. Davey. "Purchasing the line will also allow us to preserve the line's viability for the long-term, and will position the Commonwealth to use this ...

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    1. The Knowledge Corridor is a rail asset that will play a key role in the region's transportation system, both by delivering improved customer service in the form of faster travel times, as well as by being built to a standard that can accommodate more freight.
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