Tag Archives: Passenger Rail

Nashua Alderman Vote Unanimously to Spend Other People’s Money

A Rhode Island Company has convinced the city of Nashua to spend your money. According to NHPR’s incorrectly named article “Nashua Alderman Unanimously Approve Commuter Rail Memorandum,” The Tuesday night unanimous approval of the memorandum of understanding means the city can begin work … Continue reading

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Nashua Mayor: Proposed Commuter Rail Project Win-Win for City

The Nashua Board of Aldermen gave an initial nod Tuesday night to a plan to bring a commuter rail stop to the city. The commuter rail line would run from Worcester, Massachusetts to Lowell and then up to Nashua and … Continue reading

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For-Profit Passenger Rail Plan Needs Public Money and Why Freight Rail is the Future

This morning Rich and I spent the segment talking about a so-called for-profit private passenger rail plan with a hitch. This private for-profit plans to tap million in taxpayer dollars annually but can only get them if municipalities like Nashua sign up … Continue reading

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Privately funded passenger rail pitched for southern NH

NASHUA — Boston Surface Railroad Company of Rhode Island is in the early stages of planning to bring privately funded passenger rail service from Bedford to Worcester, Mass., with potential stops in Nashua and Lowell, Mass. City officials will be presented … Continue reading

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