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The Fairmount Line: The train stops - but the work is just starting

Posted 07/24/2013 by Paul S. Grogan

For decades, people in Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan have been able to watch the trains on the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line zip through their neighborhoods on their way to Hyde Park.

But on July 1st, something different happened. One stopped.

About an hour later, it happened again.