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SENATOR: LINK STATE'S LARGEST CITIES WITH HIGH-SPEED RAIL

[Story Developing] State senators on Monday pitched the idea of high-speed rail service between Boston and Springfield as an economic boon for the capital city and the state's western region, touting its potential benefits at a rush-hour South Station press conference.

Sen. Eric Lesser held the event to kick off his "whistle-stop" tour through Framingham, Worcester, Palmer and Springfield, a trip the Longmeadow Democrat is making in his car because only one train per day currently travels the route.


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