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Decommissioned railroad tracks in Fall River could be in use again within the next two years. The lines run from Battleship Cove to the Tiverton border and would be used for freight traffic only.

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A new railroad investment is about to get underway in eastern Connecticut that its backers hope will be a boost for the economy right along the tracks and into greater New England.

Instead of giant scissors, the New England Central Railroad chose a train to cut the ribbon on this new project.