Key New England Transrail Document Is Now Available For Public Review

WILMINGTON, MA— On September 30, 2016, the Surface Transportation Board published a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed New England Transrail project.

NET intends to acquire, construct and operate various rail lines and construct and operate transloading facilities in the towns of Wilmington and Woburn.

NET proposes to acquire 5,727 feet of existing track, to rehabilitate or construct a combined 10,838 feet of track, and to operate as a rail carrier over the total 16,565 feet of track on and adjacent to property currently owned by the Olin Corporation at 51 Eames St. in Wilmington.

The Final Scope of Study for the NET EIS is now available to view or download on the board’s website,, or on the New England Transrail EIS website,

For information or to receive a hard copy of the Final Scope of Study in the mail, call the toll‐free number 1-877-573-8930 and leave a message with full name and mailing address, or email

(NOTE: The above announcement is from New England Transrail.)

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