Amtrak Ready By New Years

Amtrak Ready By New Years

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(Northampton, MA)  —  Amtrak passenger service will be ready to roll by New Year’s.  That’s according to track owners Pan Am.  The Knowledge Corridor rail project will link the Pioneer Valley with Washington, D.C. and Vermont.  Part of Damon Road in Northampton was closed this weekend for a line-related re-paving project. Some similar closures are expected in the South Deerfield area this week.

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