Long-sought Pawtucket-Central Falls commuter rail station gets $13.1M boost

THIS IS THE site of the proposed Pawtucket/Central Falls commuter rail station. The project was awarded a $13.1 million federal TIGER grant. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
THIS IS THE site of the proposed Pawtucket/Central Falls commuter rail station. The project was awarded a $13.1 million federal TIGER grant. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
PAWTUCKET – A long-discussed plan to expand passenger rail service to Pawtucket and Central Falls got a boost on Wednesday from a $13.1 million federal TIGER grant which will help build a new commuter rail station here, something the mayor of Pawtucket called a “game changer.” The station, expected to cost $40 million, will be…

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