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  1. Old Lyme selectmen seek rail plan commenting extension, urge upgrades to existing lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Old Lyme - The Board of Selectmen is requesting an extension to the review period for a long-term proposal for the Northeast Corridor, which calls for a bypass between Old Saybrook and Kenyon, R.I., and also is advocating for upgrades to the existing rail line. The selectmen unanimously voted in favor of a motion at their meeting Tuesday to recommend the Federal Railroad Administration extend the comment period by at least 30 days, given that they did not receive the final Environmental Impact Statement for the plan until right before the holidays.

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  2. Blumenthal, Carney Confirm Opposition to High Speed Rail Proposal, Encourage Others to do SameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | Lymeline.com

    ... It is imperative that we have a strong showing of unity against the current bypass proposal from Old Saybrook to Kenyon, RI and, as part of that bypass, the proposed tunnel from Old Saybrook through Old Lyme." Carney continues, "The Connecticut ...

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  3. Reemsnyder Responds to FRA Proposal to Route Train Through Old Lyme, Says It Will Not HappenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Lymeline.com

    Old Lyme First Selectwoman Bonnie Reemsnyder has issued the following statement in response to today's announcement by the Federal Rail Authority that the FRA intends to pursue the Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I., option as their preferred route for the new high speed rail track between Boston and New York City with a tunnel taking the train under the Connecticut River and emerging to the east somewhere in Old Lyme: "After months of waiting, petitioning the Federal Railroad Administration on behalf of Old Lyme, and working with our Congressional representatives, local legislators and state leaders, the FRA has finally released its Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement -months later than promised and only one month before a new administration is sworn in.

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  4. Message delivered, but will FRA hear it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: The Federal Railroad Administration needs to get the message sent loud and clear by the audience that packed Lyme-Old Lyme High School on Wednesday. Plans for a bypass from Kenyon, R.I., to Old Saybrook, taking some passenger rail service a few miles inland, is not worth the havoc it would cause this region.

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  5. Federal Railroad Administration to attend public meeting in Old LymeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The Day

    ... e meeting will begin promptly at 4:30 p.m., the notice states. Alternative 1 includes a new Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I., rail segment, which appears to cut through the center of Old Lyme.

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  6. Local officials tell senator that rail bypass would devastate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Day

    ... FUTURE , a long-term investment proposal for the Northeast Corridor, would feature a new Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I., rail segment. "But the question is: how best to do it, and how to do it in a way that is consistent with, ...

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  7. FRA Releases Comment Summary Report as Precursor to Announcement of Preferred High-Speed Rail RouteRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2016 | Lymeline.com

    ... identified one of the alternatives under consideration - Alternative 1 - as a route that included the Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I. bypass that cuts right through the heart of Old Lyme. During the public comment period, the FRA heard from over 3,200 ...

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  8. SECoast Launches Petition Against Proposed High-Speed Train Route Through SE ConnecticutRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2016 | Lymeline.com

    SECoast, the non-profit group formed primarily to fight the proposed high speed train route through southeast Connecticut, is sponsoring, and Old Lyme resident Jennifer Hillhouse is organizing, a petition drive against the proposed by-pass from Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I. We must not squander a once-in-a-generation opportunity to modernize rail travel along the Northeast Corridor, on plans destined either to fail, or to irreparably harm the historic towns, and estuaries of southeastern Connecticut. Twice, Senator Richard Blumenthal, a keen supporter of rail travel, called the proposed Kenyon to Saybrook bypass through Old Lyme, "half-baked and harebrained."

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  9. Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Stress Opposition to Rail Through Old Lyme; Urge Federal Railroad Administration to Hear Community ConcernsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | Lymeline.com

    ... run through several Connecticut and Rhode Island shoreline communities before reconnecting to the existing segment in Kenyon, RI. Blumenthal, Murphy, and Courtney have been vocal in their opposition of any plan that would reroute rail through Old ...

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  10. Is it a Tunnel? An Aerial Structure? Learning the Latest on the Proposed High Speed Railroad Through Old LymeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Lymeline.com

    ... narrowed down to just three. Moreover, the route through Old Lyme - the 50-mile bypass running from Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I. known as Alternative 1 - featured an "aerial structure' traversing Lyme Street some 40 ft. above street level. He ...

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  11. Is it a Tunnel? An Aerial Structure? Learning the Latest on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | LocalOnlineNews.tv

    ... narrowed down to just three. Moreover, the route through Old Lyme - the 50-mile bypass running from Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I. known as Alternative 1 - featured an "aerial structure' traversing Lyme Street some 40 ft. above street level. He ...

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  12. FRA, local officials met in Old Lyme to discuss concerns about rail alternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Day

    Old Lyme - More than one-third of the approximately 3,000 comments on a draft plan for future rail investments along the Northeast Corridor came from the community of Old Lyme, said First Selectwoman Bonnie Reemsnyder. One of the four options in the NEC FUTURE Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement, called Alternative 1, has provoked strong opposition in Old Lyme, as it proposes a new rail segment from Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I., that would cut through Old Lyme.

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