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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates South Coast Rail Groundbreaking

Posted on July 2, 2019

Officials with shovels at the groundbreaking of South Coast Rail

Five-year capital investment plan includes $1 billion for project


Today Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack and MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak joined municipal leaders, elected officials and local stakeholder groups to celebrate the beginning of Phase 1 South Coast Rail work and tour action taking place along the New Bedford Main Line in East Freetown, an area in which culvert work is taking place.

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Locomotive on the tracks at South Coast Rail groundbreaking in Freetown

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