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Middleborough officials not on board with Cape Flyer train

State officials worked hard this week to quell fears in Middleborough that a resurrected Boston-to-Cape Cod passenger train is an accident waiting to happen when it runs for the first time in 25 years on Friday.

But it was a hard argument to swallow for those whose homes and driveways abut the at-grade crossings at Miller and Spruce streets, where the Cape Flyer will pass at speeds close to 60 miles per hour on summer weekends.

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