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Cape Cod train set to roll by summer

Summer on Cape Cod means sandy beaches, fried clams, and — too often — mileslong traffic jams. But starting next May, visitors will be able to avoid short tempers and long lines of brake lights by taking a new weekend-only train between South Station and Hyannis.

The service, called CapeFLYER, is scheduled to start in time for Memorial Day — the traditional kick-off of the tourism surge – and end in September, said Wendy Northcross, chief executive of the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce.

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