Baker, Neal, Amtrak CEO riding train to Springfield to promote East-West Rail

Massachusetts state and federal leaders will join the CEO of Amtrak Tuesday in a train ride from Boston to Springfield to highlight the need for an east-west rail link in the state. Local leaders have for many years been pushing to develop a reliable service between the eastern and western parts of the state, but only recently has funding been committed to the effort. Earlier this month, Governor Charlie Baker signed-off on a $11.4B infrastructure bond bill that included funding for the east-west rail project.

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