EDIT - it was mentioned twice under Amtrak threads. post1605230.html#p1605230....jaunt to Springfield Tuesday by the governator, congressman, officials, and Amtrak CEO Stephen Gardner. Here is a link to the news conference https://www.wwlp.com/news/local-news/ha ... west-rail/Here is another similar report based on Statehouse News Service reporting https://www.wwlp.com/news/massachusetts ... ersection/
BOSTON (SHNS) – Federal and state officials agreed Tuesday that Springfield can play an important role in the revitalization of passenger rail service in America, and Gov. Charlie Baker pledged to use his remaining time in office to put the long-discussed East-West Rail expansion project in position to benefit from the new federal infrastructure law.