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Work begins on new South Acton train station

After years of meetings with town officials and residents to design a new commuter rail station near the historic district in South Acton, the state is set to start the project this fall.

A temporary platform has been installed as officials prepare for the construction, which is expected to take about 18 months, said David Martin, chairman of the South Acton Train Station Advisory Committee.

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