Old Lyme celebrates decision to drop proposal for rerouted train tracks

OLD LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — Old Lyme continues to celebrate the federal decision to drop a proposal that would have rerouted high speed train tracks.

On Monday, advocates and community members had a visit from Senator Richard Blumenthal who was urging residents to remain vigilant as the Federal Railroad Administration considers other options for the tracks in southeastern Connecticut.

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Senator Blumenthal says it was efforts of groups like River Council of Governments along with residents which made the difference and can continue to do so.

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