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Feds Back Ambitious Plan to Speed up Northeast Rail Service

Photo by Adam Moss / Creative Commont

The Federal Railroad Administration has proposed a $120 billion plan to expand rail service on the Northeast Corridor from Washington, D.C., to Boston. That would include some new tracks, new lines, and more trains.

The FRA says most of the railways on the line should be expanded from two to four tracks, and it calls for direct and frequent service to Hartford, Connecticut, and Springfield, Massachusetts.

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