From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"When a harsh winter crippled MBTA service in 2015, Gov. Charlie Baker had realized that it was time to bring the entire system into the 21st century.
Baker vowed Friday morning to focus on upgrading signals, switches, tracks, power systems and electronics.
“I am just going to be a bear about this,” Baker said in front of business leaders as one of the keynote speakers at the annual 495/MetroWest Partnership annual conference at the Courtyard Marriott. “Until we make the investments we are supposed to make so the core system runs in such a way that somebody might recommend to someone to ride it.”
He said a lot of the infrastructure is 50, 60 or 70 years old."
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|boarding the train at Franklin/Dean for the commute to Boston|